Category: heart

Plant proteins better for heart health

Animal proteins have got a bad rap, and research shows how switching to plant-based proteins is better for cardiovascular health. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association looked at the...

Crash dieting is hard on the heart

Over the past month, many have been trying again to lose weight, a slow and discipline process. Unfortunately, to speed things up, some people resort to short-cuts such as crash diets, which provide as...

Marital Quality Affects Heart Health

We focus on nutrition at this site, but it is important to remember that there are a number of other factors that also impact our health. A new study, published in the Journal of...

Can Vitamin C Mimic Exercise?

Well maybe not completely, but perhaps to an extent. In a study that was presented at a conference of the American Physiological Society, researchers showed that taking vitamin C supplements daily can have similar...

Omega-3 Supplements Reduce Cardiac Death

Omega-3 fatty acids have been long associated with a number of health benefits, but for some there remains the question as to whether supplements are as good as dietary sources. A new meta-analysis, published...