Heart disease is the most fatal disease in the United States for both men and women, claiming over 800,000 lives each year. More women die from heart disease than all forms of cancer combined.
1. Exercise at least 30 minutes every day.Regular physical exercise makes you feel better and live longer. It keeps the walls of your arteries flexible, which helps dampen rises in blood pressure, reducing your risk of stroke and atherosclerosis. Walking just a half hour every day will help to control your weight and improve your health.
Often, the best part of a holiday meal is the dessert—but it also tends to be the least healthy part. And while it’s perfectly fine to indulge in a treat from time to time, plenty of holiday desserts are both delicious and healthy. So why not try something new this holiday season?
We have a few ideas to help you plan your menus. With these tasty treats, your guests won’t even know they’re secretly eating a healthy option. Try these 12 healthier holiday desserts.
Incorporating plant-based meals into your weekly diet can help cut down on the negative effects from meat (particularly red meat). It can help you ease into vegetarianism or veganism if you’re trying to make the switch. Or, if you’re just aiming to sprinkle a few healthier meals into your routine for the health benefits, take a look at the essentials of a plant-based meal discussed below.
Even though it can sometimes seem like macronutrients—think protein, carbohydrates and fat—get most of the spotlight, micronutrients are equally as important for your health. While you don’t need nearly as much of them as you do macronutrients, a micronutrient deficiency can still cause significant health problems.
What are micronutrients? Why do you need them? And how can you make sure you’re getting enough? Let’s investigate.
Topics: healthy eating