Heart

Metabolic Syndrome: A New Health Crisis and How to Avoid It
Credit: iStock.com/TAGSTOCK1 There is a new health crisis hiding in plain sight. It may be one of the biggest health concerns we face today. And, I am seeing some of my friends and family struggling with symptoms of this health crisis. I’m talking ... Read More
Vitamin B12: How It Fights Clogged Arteries and Protects Your Heart
After my recent angioplasty, I’ve been vigilant about protecting my heart. And in my search for better heart health, I’ve found some exciting news about vitamin B12, also known as cyanocobalamin. Vitamin B12 is responsible for the smooth ... Read More
The Truth about Coconut Oil and Why the AHA Has It Wrong
There are currently more than 1,500 studies showing the health benefits of coconut oil. I use coconut oil often. So, I was caught by surprise when a recent headline for a USA Today article read, “Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healt... Read More
Heart Health of a 20-Year-Old? Follow These 7 Simple Steps
Earlier in the year I had a big health scare. One of my main arteries was almost entirely blocked, and I underwent an emergency angioplasty. Thankfully, I’m recovering and feeling great. And I’m determined not to neglect my heart health again. So... Read More
The Perfect Valentine’s Gift: Caring for Your Heart
Valentine’s Day, the biggest Hallmark holiday of the year, comes smack-dab in the middle of February. Americans typically spend about $18.9 billion on Valentine’s Day, buying gifts, candies, chocolates, and more. February is also American Heart M... Read More