If you thought you had to cut all the fun out of your life to stay healthy, think again. You're not only missing out, but you could be doing your health a disservice.
A Cardiologist from the University of California in Los Angeles, Dr William Quinones-Baldrich, agrees. He recently confirmed in an interview, that you need more sex and wine in your life. He says both are an excellent way to prot... ››› more
As if your short stature didn't plague you enough, now it's a reason you need to pay more attention to your heart health than your taller counterparts.
Cardiology professor Nilesh Samani and lead author of a new study done at the University of Leicester found the link between being short and having worse heart health.
In fact, for every 6cm less in height you are, your heart disease risk r... ››› more
As you get older, you might stop pursuing your dreams because you may think there's no way you can reach them because of your age.
Instead, you simply go from day to day doing what you can until you reach retirement age and you stop working.
But this could be the reason your health starts to suffer.
Research done in Baltimore recently, explains that it can have a detrimental effect on ... ››› more
Experts are finding that sitting for long periods is worse for you than other risk factors like smoking.
In addition, even worse than that is that, even if you're otherwise healthy, if you don't get up enough during the day, you're on the broken path to health issues.
In addition, we mean issues!
From diabetes to cancer and arthritis, sitting behind a desk without moving much is slowly... ››› more
If you drink red wine because you've heard it's good for your heart health, you're in luck.
But did you know you can save yourself some dough AND help your heart by ditching the R200 bottles of smooth Stellenbosch wines and Chocolate Block?
You can happily cruise the shelves of your local supermarket and pick out the bottle of R25 Simonsvlei red wine with a screw top!
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In terms of heart health, alcohol receives both praise and prejudice.
On one hand, there's plenty of research to show that drinking a glass a day is heart healthy. On the other, there's just as much evidence against it. In fact, the evidence suggests alcohol has a direct role in the development and progression of the heart disease epidemic.
With one in 12 people across the globe with the d... ››› more
There's no disease or illness too big or small you can't defeat with your diet!
The power of food is becoming a hot topic all over the world and diet's quickly overtaking medication as a natural way to heal and protect your body against disease.
That's why today, we're revealing a variety of superfoods you can add to your diet to beat and protect yourself from any conditi... ››› more
Your diet plays one of the most important roles when it comes to keeping your heart health in shape.
Luckily, maintaining good heart health isn't all about eating bland, tasteless foods. In fact, it's quite the opposite!
There are so many tasty foods to add to your diet to ensure your heart stays healthy. And two of the best are blueberries and strawberries.
Recent studies prove these ... ››› more
You may only think about your anxiety and depression and what it's doing to your mental health.
But the truth is, it affects more than just your mind!
It affects your heart too!
In fact, nowadays, doctors screen patients with depression for heart disease. Especially if they have any other risk factors for heart disease on top of depression and anxiety.
You see, there's a direct lin... ››› more
South African men only live to an average age of 58 years old, said Statistics South Africa in 2013.
That means most men won't make it to retirement age; they won't see their children get married and they won't meet their grandchildren.
But for you, it could be different.
Because the five changes you're about to make in your life could ensure you live an average 18 years longer, giving... ››› more
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