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What Is "Athlete's Heart"?
College-level athletes should be in the prime of their lives and in peak physical condition, yet football season strains and ages their hearts.
How Grip Strength Defines You
Grip strength is not only fundamental to daily function, but it looks to be be a clear indicator of cardiovascular health and mortality.
Is Lifestyle the Main Cause of High Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure has little to do with salt intake but everything to do with our lifestyle choices.
Almost Magic: Why You Need to Eat More Mushrooms
Mushrooms are nutritional beasts. Could they be part of the formula for chronic disease prevention and longer life?
Why Are Tour de France Cyclists Outliving Everybody Else?
When you look at a sport like cycling, complete with high-speed crashes and prolific drug use, it’s hard to believe top cyclists actually outlive their countrymen by an average of five years.
10 Practical Daily Strategies for Reducing Your Salt Intake
The good news is it’s pretty easy to reduce your salt intake, and most people will get enough sodium simply from natural foods. Here are ten tips to employ if you need to lower your salt consumption.
The Red Meat Controversy: It's Not the Meat, It's the Carnitine
Sometimes I just think researchers hate red meat. Is the new hot news about red meat being bad for you for real? Or is the media hyping it up and missing the actual useful facts about carnitine.
Statins Negate Positive Effects of Fish Oil
Statins are designed to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease. They are used by many, many people. But do statins negate the positive effects of supplementing with fish oil?
New, Better Screening Method for Sudden Death in Athletes
Sudden deaths are an all too familiar story in youth sports. Now, new research has led to new suggestions for heart health screenings for young athletes.
Endurance Training Is Bad For Your Heart
Marathons might be fun, but are they healthy? New studies point to extensive cardio being UN-healthy for your heart. Too much can lead to heart scarring and other types of damage.
Activity Level Determines Heart Health, Not Age
New research shows that activity level, even more than age, may have a direct relationship to the health of our heart. Once again a sedentary lifestyle proves to be deadly.
Get Fit And Beat Your Genetics: Reduce Hypertension
Hypertension currently affects many Americans, and many of us cannot help what our genetics have destined for us. New research shows being active can greatly reduce your risk, however.
4 Deadly Things Caused By Lack of Sleep & 2 Reasons to Get More
You've heard it before - America doesn’t get enough sleep and it makes our brains hazy and driving bad. There are four more surprising ways sleep deprivation effects us, in a potentially deadly way.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
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