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Doctor insights on: Heart Healthy Snack That Doesn T Require Refrigeration

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What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

Periodontitis: Several studies have shown a correlation between periodontal disease and heart disease. https://www.perio.org/consumer/heart_disease http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/healthy-teeth-healthy-heart ...Read more

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How can I get my heart healthy?

How can I get my heart healthy?

Well most start out: Healthy so maintaining that is by eating right, maintaining lean body mass, exercising & not smoking for starters. ...Read more

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How can I keep our heart healthy from diseases ?

How can I keep our heart healthy from diseases ?

Follow this advice: Do this exactly: don't smoke, be normal weight, eat a vegetarian diet, exercise daily, wash your hands frequently, monitor and control your blood pressure, and, most importantly, choose the right parents. ...Read more

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What are the heart healthy food?

What are the heart healthy food?

Veggies,nuts,whole: Vegetables, fruits, nuts, fisf, chicken no skin while grains, olive oil. 1-2 glasses of red wine per day. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for heart health?

What is a good diet for heart health?

Heart healthy: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What tests should I do to check my heart health ?

What tests should I do to check my heart health ?

Annual checkup : At 22 y/o you likely just need an annual exam so that your family doctor can evaluate your medical history, family history, current health status (exam and labs) to determine if further testing or treatment is needed. However, at 22 y/o unless you are obese, have a heart condition or diabetes or a family history of heart disease at a young age, your "heart health" should be pretty good. ...Read more

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How does saffola refined oil keep our heart healthy?

How does saffola refined oil keep our heart healthy?

It does not: Saffola is a mixture of safflower oil (mono unsaturated fat) and omega 3 and rice oil. It is true that if you are going to eat oil, it is better to choose mono or poly unsaturated oil vs saturated (animal) oils/fat, but in itself it will NOT improve your health. Unfortunately there are no shortcuts and only true way to improve your health is through exercise and weight loss (and NO SMOKING!!!) ...Read more

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What is heart-healthy living and why is it important?

What is heart-healthy living and why is it important?

Lively living 4 life: You are so lucky. Before 40 there is a lot of time to live a wonderful, long and healthy life by including exercise and balanced diet the key is to start now. Everything you do will lay down the foundation for being vigorous when a senior. In addition, it will make you feel energetic now. So protect the heart-every meal, every day. And add exercise 3x/wk and throughout each day to build endurance. ...Read more

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Are there benefits regarding garlic and heart health?

Are there benefits regarding garlic and heart health?

No solid data: No good randomized placebo controlled study has shown benefit. It can interact with anticoagulants and other perscription medications.Contrary to popular belief "natural" medications can have side effects and interactions.Always let your family doctor know when you are taking supplements. ...Read more

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Can you give me some tips on how to boost your heart health?

Can you give me some tips on how to boost your heart health?

Yes: Healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar can often be achieved by shifting the diet towards vegetables, whole grains, fish and grilled chicken. Regular exercise, even without weight loss, is more important than many realize. A recent overview of studies found that people exercising 150 min weekly had 14% lower risk of heart disease, and 300 min weekly led to 20% lower risk. ...Read more

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