Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Healthy Diet Reduces Risk for Heart Disease

Friday, April 13, 2012 12:04 Comments Off

A diet low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables has been known to reduce risk factors for heart disease such as blood pressure and cholesterol, but new findings, published in the August 22nd issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, have shown the benefits of a healthy diet on an alternate […]

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8 Ways to Help Your Heart. Part 2

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 11:06 Comments Off

Get regular blood pressure checks — As it is with cholesterol, the higher your blood pressure, the greater your risk for heart disease. Readings between 80/50 and 130/85 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) are generally considered normal.

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