Quinoa has gained popularity over the past decade. Known as a superfood, it is high in fiber and protein. In fact, it contains more protein than any other grain while also packing in iron and potassium.
Duration or Intensity?
Recent research shows that when it comes to heart health it pays to be intense! Rowing, running, weights, and brisk walking are especially effective. Your best bet is to boost your level of aerobic exercise while throwing weight training into the mix.
Less Salt Equals Less Cardiovascular Disease
Approximately 17 million people die from cardiovascular disease each year, and salt is believed to be a major contributor to the problem. It can increase blood pressure by retaining excess fluid and increasing stress on the heart and has been linked to an increased risk of stroke, heart failure, osteoporosis, stomach cancer and kidney disease. This isn't just an adult problem, 97 percent of children in the United States eat too much salt.