Heart Health | Don’t Let Your Heart Fail You

heart healthHeart health is important. According to Dr. Halstead, it takes twenty years for current medical research to filter down through the medical system and become the standard practice of medical doctors. This certainly appears to be true with heart disease prevention, where decades old misconceptions abound.

Here are some widely believed misconceptions and concepts that are out of date with current medical research. Many people believe that eating red meat, butter, eggs, and other foods high in saturated fats and cholesterol will increase their risk of heart disease. This is because of the false belief that hardening of the arteries is caused by high cholesterol.

Most people also believe that eating too much salt will cause high blood pressure. In this issue we’ll explain why these widely-known “facts” aren’t accurate. We will also discuss what more recent research is saying about heart disease. Learn about some natural herbal alternatives. What you can do naturally to support and protect the health of your heart. Learn more about heart health in this month’s Sunshine Sharing.