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Heart Health and Walking

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

There is no other lifestyle modification with such immediate and long-lasting benefits for your health and well-being as exercise, and walking is one of the most effective, and sustainable, types of exercise you can do. Here's how to get started...

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Filed Under: Heart Health Principles

Diet Soda Health Risks

Diet Soda Health Risks

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Learn more about the diet soda health risks, including increased risk factors for stroke and heart attack, and what other actions you can take to lose weight.

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Healthy Grilling Hints

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Grilled meat can pose some serious risks. That’s because barbecuing meat over an open flame creates dangerous compounds called heterocyclic amines (HCAs).

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Filed Under: Heart Health

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Q&A: Do I Really Need a Multivitamin?

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

If you eat the perfect diet; live a calm lifestyle; and avoid toxins such as pesticides, heavy metals, prescription drugs and radiation, then perhaps you wouldn't need to take additional vitamins. But we live in the modern world, and a multi is a necessity.

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Key Nutrients for Vegetarians

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

If you’re one of the millions who follow a vegetarian diet—or are considering a change in that direction—it’s important to know that there is much more to being a vegetarian than simply excluding meat, fish, and fowl.

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Cigarettes Harm Everyone Exposed

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Cigarette smoking’s causal link to lung cancer, heart disease, and other serious illnesses is fairly undeniable at this point. In reaction, society is making things harder and harder for smokers with the intention of discouraging the habit—with some degre

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Filed Under: General Health