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Essential Foods for Cardiovascular Health

Essential Foods for Cardiovascular Health
Worried that your diet is lacking in heart-healthy nutrients? It might be wise to do some brainstorming about adding some of these essential foods to your meals to improve your cardiovascular health.Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer worldwide and accounts for 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States alone. Coronary heart disease, the most commonly occurring form of cardiovascular ailments for Americans, kills more 370,000 people annually. Sodium-rich foods and processed foods can cause heart problems, as well as foods high in trans or saturated fats, which can raise LDL cholesterol, which can be an another dangerous contributor to heart disease.And while most Americans are well aware that they should be eating healthier to potentially prevent a fatal heart attack, most do not take action to incorporate these nutrients into their diets. Of course, exercise and refraining from smoking or drinking alcohol are also of great importance to...
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Men's Risk for Osteoporosis

Mens-Risk-for-Osteoporosis
A new survey findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) show that 90% of the 13,258 adults questioned are unaware of men's risk for osteoporosis and how common osteoporotic fractures are in men. Osteoporosis can lead to painful fractures, disability, and early death, but the disease continues to be ignored by the general public and neglected by doctors during routine physical check-ups.With 1 in 5 men aged 50 years or older affected, the data confirm that although common, serious, and potentially life-threatening, osteoporosis remains a vastly underestimated and neglected health issue. The multi-national survey, carried out in adults from 12 countries, showed that this ignorance was universal and independent of gender or geography.Professor John Kanis, president of IOF, said, "The sad reality is that by not knowing their risk, men are leaving themselves vulnerable to a future of pain, disability, and possibly early death. The problem is...
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