Eating fish 2-3 times a week can benefit your heart.
The American Heart Association has recommended consuming fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week for the benefit of your heart.
Yes, omega-3 supplements are popular nowadays, and are easily accessible in any supermarket or nutrition store. However, it is best to consume omega-3 through food rather than supplements for the best results.
Read more at Heart healthy: The benefits of fish | NJ.com.
HOW MUCH EXERCISE YOU REALLY NEED
For seniors, every second of exercise counts.
In a new Scottish study, retirement-age subjects were asked to do six six-second sprints on a stationary bicycle with one minute of rest in between. After six weeks, their blood pressure dropped by a respectable 9 percent.
It’s possible these results might translate to younger folks, said Michele Olson, an exercise science professor and researcher at Auburn University in Alabama.
“Even a little activity can increase the efficiency of your heart and lead to more energy overall, no matter what your age,” she said.
Read the entire article at Why 6 Seconds of Exercise Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 Minutes – ABC News.
Many times patients and doctors see the same hospital visit through different eyes.
This NPR article discusses the importance of seeing things from both sides…
Heart Of The Matter: Treating The Disease Instead Of The Person : Shots – Health News : NPR.