Cures in Your Kitchen: Heart-healthy Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices have been used as food and medicine for thousands of years. Modern science has shown that some of these tasty flavorings really do have remarkable health benefits, particularly for boosting cardiovascular (CV) wellness. Two very large studies recently linked a spicy diet to longer life and lower risk of death from heart-related causes. One reason why certain …

Treating Inflammation: A New Era in Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention?

You’ve probably seen headlines hailing a new “wonder drug” as “the biggest medical breakthrough since statins” for treating heart disease. Gushing press reports also proclaimed that the drug, canakinumab, cuts risk for heart attacks, strokes, and cancer with a “revolutionary” approach – targeting inflammation, not cholesterol – according to clinical trial results released at a medical meeting on August 28. What’s missing …

7 Crucial Steps to Protect Women’s Heart Health TODAY

February marks American Heart Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the leading killer of U.S. men and women: cardiovascular disease (CVD). Although CVD is highly preventable and treatable if caught early, it claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Women, in particular, are under-diagnosed and undertreated for the leading threat to their health. The BaleDoneen Method strives to …