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Fortunately, there are many things you can do reduce your chances of getting heart disease. You should: Know your blood pressure and keep it under control, exercise regularly, don't smoke, get tested for diabetes and if you have it, keep it under control, know your cholesterol and triglyceride levels and keep them under control, eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, and maintain a healthy weight.

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The thoracic aorta is the biggest artery of the body. It lives within the chest doing its job of delivering blood flow from the heart to all the other arteries of the body. The aorta is located just under the sternum, initially above the heart as it aims headward, then turning left and downward towards the abdomen, pelvis, and…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, posted New Cardiovascular Disease Prevention… On Tuesday, November 12th, the American Heart Association and the American…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, posted Does the Media Impact What You Eat? It’s very easy to let media hype influence eating choices. A new study comes…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, posted “Meatless Mondays” to Reduce Heart… The Meatless Monday program is associated with the John Hopkins’…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, commented on 4 Nutrients for a Healthy Heart Hi CK,   Thanks for taking a moment to share the results you've seen using…

02/27/13

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