Heart Healthy Diet

What is a heart-healthy diet?  Is it high protein? low fat? high carb? low carb? no carb? gluten-free?  Is it Vegetarian? Vegan? Mediterranean? Ornish? Paleo? What if you have Diabetes? What if you’re trying to lose weight?   To add to the confusion, here...

Heart Disease – Signs and Symptoms

We continue this month, Heart Month, to learn more about the heart and heart disease. So how do you know if you or a loved one have heart disease? First of all, what is heart disease? Before we discuss what can go wrong, Let’s begin with a short lesson on the...

Heart Health Awareness Month

February is Heart Awareness Month – A time when many of us connect with our hearts. This connection is primarily because of the holiday, Valentine’s Day. But along with Valentine’s Day, February also marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a...