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The Mediterranean Diet And Its Proven Benefits

Have you heard of the Mediterranean diet? This diet has been known as the "heart-healthy" diet, and now it's scientifically proven to be such! Drizzle a little olive oil over your healthy snack and see how beneficial this diet can be.

Not a Runner? Walking is Just as Effective

…For battling heart disease. HealthDay News recently released an article, accompanied by a video, explaining that a brisk walk can help your health just as any run.

They found that it’s distance, not time or speed, which helps your heart. However, running can allow you to cover double the distance in the same amount of time, a daily walk can still be beneficial. Remember though, a brisk walk is not a leisurely stroll; it’s walking for exercise.

So maybe you’ve never been all […]

A Delicious Way to a Healthier Heart

A Mediterranean diet has always been known as “heart-healthy,” but now it’s a proven, scientific fact! Drizzling olive oil over your meal is okay, as long as the meal is prominently fish and vegetables. “Mediterranean meant lots of fruit, fish, chicken, beans, tomato sauce, salads, and wine and little baked goods and pastries.” That sounds good to me! A diet to stick to.

The study was conducted over five years on people ages 55-80. Over half of them were women, and while they were all at risk for heart disease (overweight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure), they were all disease-free. Their […]