Take Care of Your Heart this February!

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? I apologize for starting on such a somber note, but heart disease is no laughing matter, and deserves every bit of attention that it is getting. Luckily, heart disease is preventable in most cases, and diet and exercise can…

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Be In the Know for World Heart Day

Today marks a very important day for the Global Health Initiative; it’s World Heart Day! World Heart Day was started in 2012 by the World Heart Federation to bring awareness to one of the most prevalent and concerning diseases in the world, cardiovascular disease (CVD).   CVD has become more prevalent in the United States…

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How to make YOUR Heart Happy

Did you know September 29th is World Heart Day? Every year this day is celebrated to bring awareness to the severity of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading causes of death. Every year about 17.3 million people die from heart disease and stroke. So in 2000 the World Heart Federation founded…

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Shake the Salt Habit for National Salt Awareness Week!

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with 1 in every 4 deaths resulting from the condition.  Though genetic predisposition plays a role in developing cardiovascular disease, the reason why the incidence of this disease has reached exponential numbers is likely a result of poor lifestyle choices, including a high…

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Is Weight Loss Necessary for You?

It has been well established that obesity is related to a variety of chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D).  Because of this, the national weight management guidelines advise that all obese individuals lose at least 5%-10% of their body weight in order to improve health outcomes.  Though it…

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