Heart Thought for September

Over the years I saw many people who had advanced heart disease and I was so frustrated because I knew if they just knew how to do the right thing, simple lifestyle and diet steps, that the entire trajectory of their life and health would have been different. — Mehmet Oz M.D. [Source:  http://www.thenewage.co.za/52274-12-53-Dr_Oz_speaks__and_we_all_listen%5D

Heart Disease Awareness for August

Please take a minute to visit the Mayo Clinic website and read Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease. This informative article gives practical ideas for eating healthier. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/in-depth/heart-healthy-diet/ART-20047702

Heart Health Thought for July

“Think about it: Heart disease and diabetes, which account for more deaths in the U.S. and worldwide than everything else combined, are completely preventable by making comprehensive lifestyle changes.  Without drugs or surgery.”  — Dean Ornish M.D. Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/heart_disease_2.html#GYvIX0HeqQm0xMYb.99

The Single Biggest Health Threat Women Face

Please take 16 minutes to watch this TED Talk by C. Noel Bairey Merz, director of the Women’s Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.  This is information we all, women and men alike, need to know and take to heart.

28 Days to a Healthier Heart

In celebration of American Heart Month today we have some helpful tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Start out doing these everyday during February, then work on making them a regular part of your life.  Remember heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women. http://www.cdc.gov/salt/healthy_heart_tips.htm