6 Foods to Help You Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis

The good news is that Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is both preventable and treatable.  The bad news is that undiagnosed and untreated DVT can lead to serious illness, disability and death. On your way to better odds, here are 6 foods to help you prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis. But first, understand that ALL of us have blood pumping through our veins,…

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How To Break Up With Sodium Without Missing The Salt

Once again, I’m tackling my ever-full inbox…This time the questions are all about that troublemaker sodium (which is not the same as salt) and how to break up with sodium without missing the salt. Salt is a mineral made up of sodium and chloride, but it’s the sodium in salt that is bad for your health. And we need sodium…

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12 High Omega 3 Foods To Consider Adding To Your Diet

Last year, The American Heart Association (AHA) issued an updated set of recommendations for people who have had a heart attack or who suffer from heart failure. Among their suggestions was the use of fish oil supplements for these heart patients as well as a healthy diet to help prevent future heart-related events.  As you may know, fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids, which, when eating…

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One Tomato A Day Will Help You Walk Away – From Heart Disease

You know what they say about apples…an apple a day and all that. Well, let me tell you about a relatively new finding: How one tomato a day will help you walk away – from heart disease. Think Tomatoes For The Health Of Your Heart Tomatoes are a nutritional food source, they’re rich in: Antioxidants and Vitamin A ➡ Vitamin…

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Are You Missing Some Nutrients In Your Diet?

Are You Missing Some Nutrients In Your Diet? The signs of a nutrient deficiency are not always visible but may put you at risk. For Instance: Did you know that the hidden cause of what you may think of as everyday symptoms (like fatigue and muscle aches) could be due to poor nourishment? In fact, fatigue can be a sign…

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The Salt Hiding in Your Food-A Sneak Attack

Have you thought about the salt hiding in your food? You’ve read about how important it is to maintain a healthy blood pressure, and the best way to do that is to cut down on your sodium intake. Doing that also reduces your risk of stroke, heart failure, and multiple other health problems. But there’s salt hiding in your food,…

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