Archive for May, 2015

Heart Healthy Diets

Is your relationship with food standing in the way of health and a healthy heart.  Hearts are muscles and need good nutrition to work well…not just OK but GREAT! When you are hungry, do you just open the refrigerator door and start pulling out food without any planning. If you are diabetic or your blood

When You, Relatives or Friends have Diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease that is affecting more and more individuals in the US. It is highly possible that you know someone who has the disease.  Here are some pointers that you should be aware of to assist them in dealing with the disease. If you’re the main caregiver for someone with diabetes, you can do

DO’s and DON’T’s of controlling Diabetes.

When you are involved in the turmoil of having diabetes, DO spend time and effort at the following points. When prepping for a weight loss program, make sure that it is for the long term and not just a short term trial exercise. Track your current pattern when it comes to eating and drinking. Develop

Eat to Lower Cholesterol

Eating your way to a higher cholesterol level is simple. It is easy to increase the amount of bad cholesterol flowing through your blood stream by raising the amount of saturated fats and trans fats in your diet. You can also eat to your way to a lower cholesterol level. The objective is to achieve

Driving while Sleeping can be Hazardous to Your Health.  

This may sound a little crazy but it happens. We all require more sleep. Deprive yourself of sleep and your brain will go to sleep. When your brain needs sleep it will shut down resulting in sleep. An example of this may be a surprise to you. You can unknowingly fall asleep for short periods

Care for the Vascular System

I found out today that a friend experienced a heart operation earlier this week. He had an operation to install 6 stents in the arteries leading to the heart. Here was a problem where there is plaque buildup in the arteries around the heart. It is the result of high LDL cholesterol causing a partial