heart disease

In nearly every scientific study, any purported benefits associated with drinking specifically revolve around “moderate” consumption. For some body weights, moderate consumption equates to one glass, which is 5 ounces. Because wine glasses come in different shapes and sizes, judging when you’ve poured enough can be difficult. To help, the image below […]

Evidence Confirms the Health Benefits of Wine

New Study Linking Heart Health with Exercise According to new research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, exercise is the best way to protect your heart. Th study – conducted in the Netherlands, specifically Rotterdam – collected data from 5,344 individuals aged 55 to 97. Participants provided information on not only their […]

Not Exercising Is Just As Bad As Being Obese

The Sedentary Epidemic The evidence is out – sitting for too long can cause heart disease and diabetes. Even people who exercise are not exempt from sitting all day. “Sit less, move more” is the motto of the American Heart Association (AHA). AHA recommends exercising at least 30 minutes a day. […]

Sitting All Day Kills Your Heart

As with every new year, people resolve to be more active, exercise regularly, or lose weight. Unfortunately, people tend to approach these health resolutions with unrealistic goals. For instance, working out at the gym everyday for an hour is not necessary. When it comes to exercising, health experts typically recommend 75-minutes of vigorous exercise to 150-minutes […]

A Little Exercise Goes a Long Way towards Prolonging Life ...