Spring

A Spring Favorite in My House: Grilled Mediterranean Halibut

When we think omega-3 essential fatty acids, most of us think salmon. But eating Atlantic halibut is another excellent way to add these healthy fats to your diet. Halibut is filled with vital omega-3s that help to reduce triglycerides and blood pressure, and support your brain, joint, and skin…

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Heart-Healthy Secrets for Safe Grilling

Now that spring’s here, we’ve been firing up the grill quite a bit. But what many people don’t realize is that grilling can be hazardous to your health. The first step to better grilling is to not use charcoal, which can release carcinogenic agents called PAHs (polycyclic aromatic…

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October Pays Tribute to Breast Cancer Victims and Survivors

…effects and attack the cancer cells. It shouldn’t be that hard for women to find alternative medical solutions and support. So, one thing I did this spring to help spread information about nonconventional cancer therapies was contribute a chapter to what I feel is a groundbreaking book that’s now hitting…

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Benefits of Yoga: A Powerful Exercise for Your Heart

…this photo of the two of us, you'll probably be as surprised as I was to learn that Dr. Bali is actually 87 years old. From his fit physique and the spring in his step, to his clear eyes and quick mental processing, Dr Bali exudes light and energy. The secret to his incredibly youthful appearance is that…

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Summer Hazard #1: Tick-Borne Illnesses

…busy Connecticut-based cardiologist in 1975 when the deer tick was first identified to be the cause of the Great Masquerader, Lyme disease. This spring was a very rough tick season, and despite his vigilance my son-in-law was diagnosed with Lyme disease. If that weren’t tough enough, a tick managed…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Watermelon

…arthritis, and asthma. How to make Watermelon Delight: Fill up a blender with chunks of chilled watermelon. Add water (either filtered, bottle, or fresh spring) until the container is about 2/3 full. Add the juice of a fresh lemon. Blend to the thickness and consistency you prefer: For use as a sunny sorbet…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…chlorine is absorbed through the skin, and shower immediately after exposure. If your tap water tastes bad (potentially from too much chlorine), opt for spring water in glass bottles. I like the brands Acqua Panna and Voss. 10. Perfumes, cosmetics, and aluminum-containing deodorants. Perfumes and cosmetics…

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New Study Shows Heart Benefits of L-Carnitine

Earlier this spring, L-carnitine made headlines around the world. That’s because researchers from the Cleveland Clinic and University of Pennsylvania published a report suggesting a link between L-carnitine and hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis). Nearly every news report featured photos of…

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