The Impact of Fiber on Heart Health

The Impact of Fiber on Heart Health

The Impact of Fiber on Heart Health You probably already know that fiber is good for your digestive system, but it’s important for a lot more than just keeping you regular. Fiber can have a huge impact on heart health by lowering cholesterol, blood sugar levels, blood...
Heart Health At Every Age

Heart Health At Every Age

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Although it is more likely to affect people over 65 years old, heart problems can strike at any age. The lifestyle you lead in your younger years can have a significant impact on your risk as you get...
Varicose Veins and Aging

Varicose Veins and Aging

Varicose veins occur when weak or damaged valves within the veins cause blood to back up and pool. Typically occurring in the legs, varicose veins appear as bulging, bluish cords running beneath the skin. They can be painful and disfiguring.   Although there are...
Men’s Health Month: The Fiber Factor

Men’s Health Month: The Fiber Factor

You probably already know that fiber is good for your gut, but did you know it can be a major factor when it comes to heart health? Many Americans have high cholesterol, high blood pressure (hypertension) or both, which are big risk factors for heart disease and...