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Naturally Increase Heart Health With Red Yeast Rice

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Your heart is the wellspring of your life. You owe it to yourself to make it healthy. Without any doubt, the abundance of cholesterols in the body is an enemy of your heart. If you want to have a healthy heart, you should have a check on cholesterols in your body, especially LDL (low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol). Red Yeast …

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

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MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don’t seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults — especially women, a new study reports. Heart attack hospitalization rates among young and middle-aged adults have remained stable during the previous decade, even as seniors of Medicare age experienced a better than …

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study

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The heart disease and diabetes that often accompany obesity may rob people of almost a decade of life and close to two decades of a healthy life, Canadian researchers report. “Not only is excess body weight associated with a significant reduction in life expectancy, but with an even greater reduction in healthy life years,” said lead researcher Dr. Steven Grover, …

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says

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Nutrition experts advocate including nuts in a heart-healthy diet, but a new study finds that about 60 percent of Americans don’t consume these foods on a daily basis. The study, released Dec. 17 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the NCHS Data Brief, found that about 38 percent of American adults ate nuts each day, usually …