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2 Apr 2018

5 Exercises to Boost Senior Heart Health

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According to C-Care, there are numerous ways to improve cardiovascular health for seniors. This includes increasing healthy habits like exercise and neglecting unhealthy ones such as alcohol consumption and smoking. Nutrition comprises a big part of maintenance and prevention of related heart diseases and stroke. To ensure a healthy cardiovascular system, heed the following nutritional measures: Get proper amounts of potassium as it is a vital mineral that assists in lowering blood pressure, and prevent strokes. To boost cardiac health, consume the following potassium-rich foods: beans and legumes, yogurt, milk (1% or fat-free), vegetable juice, bananas (both green and ripe) and potatoes. Moreover, other food items containing potassium can be incorporated into your diet and snacks. An elderly should consume the right amount of healthy fats, while staying away from saturated and unhealthy fats. Making food items rich in Omega 3 fatty acids should be a regular dietary routine. Fish…

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21 Mar 2016

Three Tips To Prevent Strokes In Women

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Women, especially those with a genetic history, age, and poor health, are more susceptible to strokes than men. Though this can be discouraging, it’s important to remember that there are many things we can do, at any age, to prevent strokes. The following tips will help you do all you can to keep yourself healthy! Exercise For those with busy lives, exercise often gets swept to the side. At any stage in life, exercise is important to maintaining cardiovascular health, as well as mobility, and general happiness. Depending on your age and level of mobility, options for exercise are endless. Many people grow up exercising, which makes it easier to maintain as you age. But, what about those of us who aren’t used to exercising, who perhaps have limited mobility, are weakened by an illness or injury, or are overweight? Those who avoid exercise for whatever reason, increase their risk…

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14 Mar 2016

Three Nutritional Tips For Heart And Stroke Health

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It’s never too early in life to think about heart health. We’ve made great strides in treating cardiovascular disease and strokes over the last sixty years, lowering the mortality rate from 35 percent down to 5 percent. While treatments have greatly improved, it’s still important to think of how heart disease and strokes can be prevented. There are many ways to improve your cardiovascular health, such as increasing healthy habits like exercise, and cutting out unhealthy ones like smoking. Nutrition, however, is a huge part when it comes to maintaining heart health and preventing heart disease and stroke. Here are a few nutritional measures you can take, to ensure a healthy cardiovascular system. Get Your PotassiumPotassium, a mineral, helps to lower blood pressure, and prevent strokes. Boost your heart health with these potassium-rich foods: Beans and legumes Yoghurt Milk (1% or fat free) Vegetable juice Bananas Potatoes Get to know…

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