Women Taking Multivitamins Long-term Have Healthier Hearts

Women who take a multivitamin-mineral supplement (multivitamin) daily for three years or more have better heart health, a new study suggests. The researchers evaluated a representative sample of adults 40 years and older from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES III) between 1988 and 1994. The participants completed detailed surveys regarding multivitamin and dietary supplement use and underwent a battery of physical, anthropometric and biochemical tests. The researchers Continue reading →

Dr. Dennis Harper Doesn’t Skip a Beat When it Comes to Heart Health

Scientific Advisory Board Member Dr. Dennis Harper       It’s Heart Health Month, and Dr. Dennis Harper is on the show to teach you the importance of living a heart-healthy lifestyle, including during and after intense workouts, and the effects of food choices. Dr. Harper’s background and reputation in the health and wellness industry makes him a true leader in his field. Dr. Harper says, “Your body composition isn’t always a reflection of your heart’s health, Continue reading →

The Reasons to Love Chocolate

It’s that time of year again! There’s no denying the love in the air and the massive amounts of chocolate about to be given. But instead of mindless noshing of chocolate bars and delectable goodies that come in heart-shaped boxes, let’s remember the real reason why chocolate is so good – it’s actually good for us! Chocolate is no stranger to science, and studies showing chocolate health benefits including both the heart and brain. This is partly due to the cocoa in chocolate, which Continue reading →