Category: heart

Lutein May Suppress Inflammation

Lutein, a plant pigment typically found in leafy green vegetables, has been getting considerable attention in relation to eyesight and brain health. A new study, published in the journal Atherosclerosis, shows that it also...

Exercise and Vitamin D Work Together

There have been numerous studies in recent years highlighting the positive health benefits of vitamin D. New research coming out of John Hopkins University, and published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism,...

Zinc and Heart Health

When it comes to nutrition and heart health, there are many factors, some less obvious than others. This is the case with the trace mineral zinc, an essential nutrient. New research coming out of...

Gray Hair a Predictor of Heart Disease

This is not a nutrition story per se, but a story that should be of interest to older adults. Research from Spain, presented to the European Society of Cardiology, demonstrated that gray hair has...

Healthy Blood Pressure Tips

A critical dimension of cardiovascular health is maintaining optimal blood pressure. It is not that easy, however, especially since it may not even be apparent that you have high blood pressure without some monitoring....

Heart Health Supplements

In addition to providing current and helpful nutrition information for Yakima residents over 50, we operate a business that provides advanced supplements and other health products from Shaklee, America’s leading natural nutrition company. Valentine’s...

Healthy Heart Tips

February is not just about Valentine’s, it also marks American Heart Month. Cardiovascular health is critical, and there is much each of us can do to bolster it. For example, this post, “10-point checklist...

Eggs Connected with Decreased Risk of Stroke

Eggs have occasionally got a bad rap, primarily because of their cholesterol content. There are, however, a number of nutritional advantages to eggs, as was noticed in recent study we highlighted. Yet another study,...