Monday, February 6, 2023

heart health

More evidence sleep counts toward heart health

Including how long a person sleeps in a heart health score was able to predict heart disease risk among older adults, results of a new study show.The study supports the American Heart Association’s recent decision to make sleep duration...

Heart health: What to know about your heart rate

What Is Your Heart Rate?Your heart rate, or pulse, is the number of times your heart beats in a minute. Everyone’s is different, and it changes as you get older. Understanding your heart rate and what’s a healthy one...

‘Life’s essential 8’ components of heart health

Proper sleep is essential, and a widely used scoring system for heart and brain health is being redefined to reflect that.Since 2010, the American Heart Association has said seven modifiable components – maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking, being...

Raw veggies beat cooked for heart health

If you’re trying to eat more vegetables to improve your heart health, you may want to stick with raw produce instead of making lots of vegetarian casseroles and stir-fried dishes. That’s because a new study suggests that cooked veggies...