Vegan Low Carb Diet Good for the Heart
Low carbohydrate diets can reduce weight while diets rich in vegetable protein and oils improve heart health. Combining both diets might also combine the benefits.
Show a Little Love for Your Heart This Month
The heart keeps us going day in, day out, though we don't often stop and consider how to keep it going. Officials are encouraging people to devote time to heart health awareness this month.
Obesity During Pregnancy May Harm the Heart Later
Almost one third of women of childbearing age are obese, which may affect the development of the unborn baby as well as the mother's long-term heart health.
Weight May Affect Healthcare Costs
Being overweight carries many health risks, and one new study has shown that it may impact your wallet as well.
Heart Disease and Stroke Remain Leading Health Threats
Heart disease and stroke remain two of the most dangerous health problems in America, according to a recent review of statistics and research.
Shedding Pounds to Improve Heart Health
Weight loss has been linked to better heart health, but a recent study indicated that the benefits of dropping pounds may depend on whether they stay off.
No Such Thing as Healthy Obesity
Overweight and obesity are often associated with several different health problems later in life. But unhealthy people of normal weight could still be at risk.
Breaking Up Kids' Inactivity with Activity
Children of obese parents are at high risk for heart conditions later in life. What can be done to lower this risk?
A Pregnancy Complication on the Rise
The vast majority of pregnancies are uncomplicated, with healthy moms and healthy babies. But one of the more common pregnancy complications when one occurs is pre-eclampsia.
Healthy Bodies Kept Minds Healthy
As many Americans age, we’ve been told to expect a huge swelling in the rates of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. A new review of recent studies shows some improvement being made on this front.