Heart failure can occur if the heart cannot pump (systolic) or fill (diastolic) adequately. This means that the heart doesn't work as well as it should, and can't pump blood well enough to meet your body's needs all the time. You may have symptoms, making it difficult to do some daily tasks, or you may have no symptoms at all and a mild condition. Regardless, there are many ways that you can manage your diet, medications, and lifestyle to control symptoms.
Eating healthy seems quite intuitive. But when we try to navigate the grocery store and all the diet information out there, it can be confusing, and even conflicting. When thinking of “fats”, people often automatically link it with “unhealthy”. However, there are different types of fats that play different roles in health, and not all of them are bad. How Food Fats Affect Blood ResultsNinaGhamrawi
Have you been told by your doctor or dietitian that you need to add more vegetables to your diet? Are you just tired of eating the same salad everyday? Ways to Add More Vegetables To Your DietPraveenaKumar
This eating guide is most appropriate for smaller women that are sedentary or moderately active, or taller women with goals to lose weight healthfully. This menu is designed to be all-natural, heart healthy, and carbohydrate-controlled. Read this article to learn more!Sample 1500 calorie Menu for Vegan DietNinaGhamrawi
If you are already controlling your cholesterol with exercise and healthy eating, chances are you are already making improvements to your health. If your cholesterol is stuck or you’d like an extra boost for your health, there are several natural supplements that may benefit you, and others that may just be a waste of money. In this article, we will outline the supplements that are proven to work, those that are not, and those that have risks.Supplements for Controlling CholesterolNinaGhamrawi
When it comes to thinking about healthy snacks, popcorn might not be the first thing to come to your mind. However, when you make it at home, popcorn might just be the healthiest snack you could have. Read on to learn how to make popcorn at home, and add your own twist to a favorite movie night snack!Healthy Stovetop PopcornCarrieMccorkindale
This menu is most appropriate for smaller women that are sedentary or moderately active, or taller women with goals to lose weight healthfully. This is designed to be heart healthy, follow DASH guidelines to lower blood pressure, and be carbohydrate controlled. This is also mostly paleo friendly, and often in compliance with Whole30 diets, but with much less headache involved.Sample 1500-1800 calorie MenuNinaGhamrawi
Saturated fats are composed of fatty acids with no double bonds in their structure. They primarily exist as solids at room temperature. Read this article to learn more about saturated fats and how that affect your health.Saturated Fats and Cardiovascular HealthRidaWali