Tag Archives: Healthy Heart

6 Ways To Get The Most From Your Walk

Walking may be the easiest way to get your daily dose of exercise. It requires no special equipment except for a good pair of walking shoes. Brisk walking will definitely keep you physically fit, but the benefits do not end … read more »

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Antioxidants in Food

Antioxidants protect our cells from damage caused by unstable molecules called free radicals, which may play an important role in heart disease, cancer, and certain other diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.  Examples of dietary antioxidants include beta-carotene, … read more »

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Calcium – Not Just For Bones

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and it contributes not only to bone strength, but also to nerve and muscle function.  Calcium and magnesium together are particularly important in regulating heart and muscle contraction. Most of the … read more »

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