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February is heart health month and the perfect time to focus on cardiovascular wellness! The heart is recognized as one of the body’s most vital organs. This fist-sized organ fuels the entire body with life. That’s a pretty big responsibility! Implementing healthy choices is key towards prevention of heart disease and promotion of cardiovascular health. Empower yourself this month with proactive steps towards a healthy heart by introducing a diet low in cholesterol, exercising, smoking cessation, and scheduling annual examinations. 

Shine some love into your heart this month. Here are some Heart-Healthy Tips:

1. Stay active: Exercise is an important contributor to cardiovascular heath by promoting circulatory blood flow and healthy weight. Depending on your health needs, there are various exercise options to enhance physical activity. Consult with your physician for an exercise regimen that's suitable for your health needs. Here are some ideas: Yoga, Tai Chi, walking, jogging, bicycling, swimming, and hiking.

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Before heading out to the grocery store take a minute and review these heart-healthy food choices. Don’t be caught by surprise with strange ingredients listed on products labels, or spend endless hours at the supermarket searching for healthy foods. Here are some ideas when creating your shopping list with food options that fuel your heart. 

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  • Paloma Perez-Sarabia says #
    Heart Healthy
    very informative! will make these a staple in my grocery checklist.
  • Nurse Yenny says #
    RE:Heart Healthy
    Hi Paloma. Glad to hear you found this article to be useful! Thanks for sharing your feedback with us!
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Preserving good eyesight is highly influenced by our food choices. Healthy vision relies on adequate blood flow, much in the same manner as blood travels to the heart. Tiny blood vessels deliver oxygen-rich blood, which supply the eyes with oxygen and nutrients. Nutritional components within certain foods aid in healthy blood flow, tissue repair & healing, and protection against free radicals (unstable and harmful molecules). New research reveals the correlation in certain nutrients to the contribution of healthy vision, and to the prevention of Age-Related Eye Disease (ARED). 

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  • Nancy O. says #
    Zinc
    My husband and I started taking a zinc supplement after reading this post and found it gave us tremendous relief from our allergie
  • Nurse Yenny says #
    RE:Zinc
    Hi Nancy, It's empowering to see how proactive approaches towards one's health can result in great benefits from decisions we make
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Hyperlipidemia is a fancy word for high levels of lipids or "fats" in the blood. It is the medical term used for patients with elevated cholesterol levels. Ideally, blood cholesterol should be below 200 mg/dl. As noted in The Mayo Clinic, serum cholesterol levels above 240 mg/dl are considered high. With these facts in mind, let's explore ways to prevent high cholesterol levels, and lower cholesterol in individuals diagnosed with hyperlipidemia.

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Maintaining a balanced diet with nutritious foods is essential for wellness and wellbeing. Eating healthy can be tasty and fun! Below are four exotic recipes derived from wholesome foods. Start getting creative with your recipes, exploring delicious foods that nourish the body.

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