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Your Blood and Your Heart - Finding and Fighting Heart Disease
Oxygen rich blood travels from your lungs to your heart, which takes blood throughout your entire body.Blood is essential. It gives your body’s tissues the nutrients it needs and takes carbon dioxide and other waste products away from the tissues. The three main types of blood vessels are Arteries, which carry oxygen rich blood from the heart to the body, Veins, which take blood from the body b...
Physical and Mental Abuse Put Children at Risk for Heart Disease
“If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.”  Alexis Herman  Child labor refers to using children as a source of labor whilst depriving them of their fundamental rights, exploiting children for financial gain and forcing children to perform work that is legally pro...
Pregnancy and Heart Disease
Pregnancy can be a challenge where health is concerned. There are so many possibilities for complications. Pregnancy puts stress on your body, and most importantly your heart. In fact, when you’re pregnant, your blood volume increases by approximately 40% to nourish your baby, this means that the heart pumps more blood and therefore your heart rate increases. Pre-eclampsia Pregnant women may...
The Effects of Your Pollution on Your Heart and Health
A sick environment can make you sick. Your health is not affected by diet and exercise alone. There are many external factors that can have an impact on your well-being. Pollution, has been known to pose health risks to the human body, but did you know that it can negatively affect your heart? Short-term effects of air pollution tend to strike people who have heart disease; it can cause atheros...
Moringa Oleifera and  Heart Disease
Are you at risk for heart disease? You might be if you have diabetes or high blood pressure.   Moringa is one of the three premier ingredients in our Heart Defense supplement. The reason this powerhouse was chosen for our supplement is that it meets our three major criterium; Natural, Multi-vitamin, and Strong. This plant contains a plethora of vitamins that helps support your heart and by exte...