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Mayo Clinic Minute: How a coronary calcium scan assesses heart attack risk

Do you know your risk of coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease?

11 Health Benefits of Beet Juice

HEALTHLINE – Beet juice contains antioxidants, electrolytes, and other compounds that may help support heart and brain health, among other benefits. The beet is a bulbous, sweet root vegetable that most people love or hate. It’s not new on the block, but it’s risen to superfood status over the last decade. Research shows that drinking beet juice, or beetroot juice, may benefit your health. Here’s how. 1. May help lower blood pressure Beet juice may help lower your...

Eat more tomatoes: Learn about its amazing cardiac benefits

Researchers registered a significant reduction in diastolic blood pressure among individuals who used high and moderate amounts of tomatoes in their daily diets.

Top Heart Disease Treatment and Prevention Advancements in 2023

From new medications to gaining better understanding of the link between cardiovascular, kidney disease, and metabolic syndrome, a number of advancements in heart disease prevention and treatment were made in 2023.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Best cooking fats for healthy cholesterol levels

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK – Are you trying to remember which fat is the good fat to use in the kitchen? If you are confused about whether to use unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated or saturated fats when cooking, it's understandable. It can be confusing. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says fats that raise your bad cholesterol levels and increase your risk for heart disease are the ones to avoid. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute "Saturated fat...

Peanuts: The Snack That Safeguards the Heart and Helps Prevent Strokes

Delicious and fun to eat, a handful of peanuts a day can help enhance cognitive function, aid in slowing the aging process, and much more.

Want to avoid a heart attack? These are the best and worst foods, according to cardiologists

Cardiologists shared with Fox News Digital their nutrition advice for reducing the risk of coronary disease and heart attacks. Can you guess some of the worst foods for your heart?

New heart syndrome identifies link among obesity, diabetes and kidney disease

Cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic syndrome affects major organs in the body, including the heart, brain, kidneys and liver, according to the American Heart Association. |

Red Meat Is Not a Health Risk; University Study Slams Years of Shoddy Research

BIG THINK – Studies have been linking red meat consumption to health problems like heart disease, stroke, and cancer for years. But nestled in the recesses of those published papers are notable limitations. Nearly all the research is observational, unable to tease out causation convincingly. Most are plagued by confounding variables. For example, perhaps meat eaters simply eat fewer vegetables, or tend to smoke more, or exercise less? Moreover, many are based on self-reported consumption. The...

Sleep may be just as important to heart health as diet and physical activity, research finds

CNN – If you want to keep your heart healthy, add a good night’s rest to your to-do list, a new study says. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the country, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Someone in the US dies from cardiovascular disease every 34 seconds. In June, the American Heart Association added sleep duration to its cardiovascular health checklist, now called “Life’s Essential 8.” These science-based guidelines were created to help...

Cooking for Healing: The Pungent Potency of Ginger

The Epoch Times – While the healing power of ginger has been harnessed among ancient cultures for thousands of years, modern medicine has been slow to recognize its benefits. However, the perception of ginger is changing as scientists have begun validating the wisdom of the ancients through studies that demonstrate numerous healing abilities, such as: Protects Against Aging Oxidative stress and inflammation play a key role in the aging process. Consequently, ginger has been widely studied as...

Wrestling legend, WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall dies at 63

ESPN – Scott Hall, one of the most influential men in the history of professional wrestling, died Monday, according to WWE. He was 63. Hall, a two-time WWE Hall of Fame inductee, broke his hip last month, PW Torch reported, and had severe health complications during surgery to repair it over the weekend. Kevin Nash, Hall's longtime best friend and former tag-team partner, wrote Sunday on Instagram that Hall was on life support, which he was...

Higher Olive Oil Intake Reduces Risk Of Heart Disease

Replacing margarine, butter, mayonnaise and dairy fat with olive oil was associated with lower mortality risk

World’s Fattest Man, 52, Dead Of Heart Attack

Barry Austin, once dubbed Britain's fattest man, died after a suspected heart attack.
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