10 Real Risks For Heart Disease In Women

HeartDiseaseRisksWhat is Heart Disease?

“Heart Disease” is difficult to narrow into one particular category. It is an umbrella term that can refer to defects in the heart or blood vessels present from birth, enlarged hearts, or inflammation in the lining of the heart. The kind of heart disease that is widely discussed in popular culture, however, is atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), which is often directly linked to lifestyle habits like diet and an active lifestyle. This hardening of the arteries is what often leads to a heart attack or stroke.

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10 Super Foods Every Woman Needs

Good nutrition doesn’t just happen by accident. Every woman needs to look at her diet in order to eat the foods that best promote good health and wellbeing.

Nothing makes more of an impact on ill-health as a poor diet. Loss of energy, risk for chronic disease and weight gain are just a few of the detrimental effects of eating badly. So many people spend their lives eating sugary, fatty food and then regret it once they get sick, and sometimes it is just too late to do anything about it.

Heart disease is the #1 killer of women. Belly fat increases risk for premature death in women.

A diet filled with junk food increases risk for developing type 2 diabetes, where insulin resistance raises blood sugar levels and comes with its own long list of side effects.

Don’t let this happen to you!

When it comes to eating, these super foods can do you a good deed by keeping your body healthy: Continue reading “10 Super Foods Every Woman Needs”

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How Yoga Can Improve Women’s Health

Picture7Yoga has been a cultural buzzword for almost a century. Its practices and techniques have made claims to affect everything from blood circulation to insomnia. Whether by a friend’s anecdote or through a new story shared on a Facebook feed, women have heard of this practice. There are benefits to women’s health through the practice of yoga exercises.

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