Link between diet drinks, heart disease suggested in study

Link between diet drinks, heart disease suggested in study

New research presented in the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions is raising questions about the connection between diet drinks and heart problems in post-menopausal women, with one cardiologist saying more studies are needed. The lead researcher on the study, […]

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Consuming artificial sweeteners may lead to heart disease.

Consuming artificial sweeteners may lead to heart disease.

Consumers may want to think twice about relying on artificial sweeteners, says a Manitoba researcher who found no evidence the sweeteners help with weight loss and some potential health harm beyond the waistline. People are increasingly consuming artificial sweeteners such […]

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Hidden condition causing heart attacks in young, fit women

Hundreds of women have been affected by a rare, under-diagnosed condition that causes heart attacks in otherwise young, healthy people. Here, two of them discuss their experiences. Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) affects mainly women, occasionally during or soon after […]

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Sugar: The real cause of heart attacks

Sugar: The real cause of heart attacks

According to an article published by Dr. Axe, most people blame dietary fat for heart disease. And while certain industrial, inflammatory fats like trans fats do cause heart attacks, sugar is the real culprit. draxe.com

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The Best Foods for a Long Life

The Best Foods for a Long Life

Longevity isn’t just about delaying death — it’s about enjoying more years of health and vitality. In her book, The Longevity Diet, dietician Leslie Beck outlines the ways food choices affect the aging process and help to delay the onset […]

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Valentine’s Day Reminder: 10 health benefits of Sex

Valentine’s Day Reminder: 10 health benefits of Sex

Sex benefits the heart in more ways than one. In fact, research has shown that sex can provide a myriad of emotional and healthy benefits, including looking and feeling younger, reducing stress, boosting immunity, better sleep and improving cardiovascular health. […]

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