Tag: cardiovascular health

Heart disease – a different perspective

Heart disease – a different perspective

The conventional understanding of cardiovascular disease is unsurprisingly, quite narrow-minded and off the mark.  As with many health conditions traditionally treated with pharmaceuticals and surgeries, the etiologies of the multiple ill-health states that fall under the umbrella of heart disease… 0 Shares | | Posted in Medicine, Nutritional Medicine
Will the Real Vitamin C Please Stand Up: A Closer Look at the Most Controversial Vitamin

Will the Real Vitamin C Please Stand Up: A Closer Look at the Most Controversial Vitamin

When you think of feeling better or fighting off sickness, the first thing that might pop into your mind is, “I’ll take some vitamin C”. You drink some orange juice, maybe an Emergen-C packet, or even take a few tablets… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Drink Hibiscus Tea To Reduce High Blood Pressure and Protect Against Heart Disease!

Drink Hibiscus Tea To Reduce High Blood Pressure and Protect Against Heart Disease!

Hibiscus flowers are widely known for their tropical beauty. These large red, orange, pink, or yellow flowers can be worn in the hair or in bright leis around the neck. But many people may not realize that hibiscus also makes… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
The Forbidden Rice: The Secret of Overall Health

The Forbidden Rice: The Secret of Overall Health

Maybe is less popular than brown rice, but “the forbidden rice”, better known as black rice, has unique and more remarkable health benefits than the other closely related types of rice. Black rice has potent anti-inflammatory properties. Not just is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
4 Good Reasons To Eat More Chocolate (Recipe Included)

4 Good Reasons To Eat More Chocolate (Recipe Included)

Although cacao is not a well known name in North America, it is really the primary raw ingredient for making chocolate. To ensure you are getting the healthiest chocolate in the store look for the percentage of cacao in the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health
Homebrewing for a Healthier Life

Homebrewing for a Healthier Life

Ever since it became legal sometimes in the 70’s, homebrewing has been steadily growing in popularity. In recent years it has reached new levels of popularity, mainly due to a vastly improved selection of ingredients that allow homebrewers to make… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Happiness and Heart Disease: the latest facts

Happiness and Heart Disease: the latest facts

We’ve long known that your attitude towards life affects your overall health. Now there’s evidence that shows that your attitude specifically affects the health of your heart. This is great news for cardiac patients, because it means that actively cultivating… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, News, Personal Care, Yoga
Healthy Heart: Have You Fallen for These 3 Lies?

Healthy Heart: Have You Fallen for These 3 Lies?

We’ve been told for years that high cholesterol causes heart attacks, fat, particularly saturated fat, is the enemy so we should eat a low or no fat diet and that salt raises blood pressure. What did we do? We cut… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Nutrition
Increase Heart Health with Arginine

Increase Heart Health with Arginine

Arginine is an amino acid that increases heart health. Arginine makes nitric oxide (NO), which relaxes the blood vessels. Arginine has also been used to treat congestive heart failure, recovery from heart attacks and cardiovascular diseases, asthma, herpes, altitude sickness,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Did Cardiac Arrhythmia Inspire Beethoven’s Masterpieces?

Did Cardiac Arrhythmia Inspire Beethoven’s Masterpieces?

It’s no secret that a telltale sign one is listening to a Beethoven piece is that the music contains dramatic highs and lows, often filled with abrupt pauses and sudden shifts. While the majority of classical music lovers say his… 0 Shares | | Posted in Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Health, News, Weird