Articles related to: Heart Disease
Kimberly Montgomery chosen to spread awareness of heart disease and stroke
By Lynda L. Jones
Each year the American Heart Association seeks out women from across the nation to act as the faces of the Go Red For Women movement. This past February, casting calls were held at Mayfair Mall and Southridge Mall in Southeast Wisconsin, allowing women to share how heart disease and stroke have impacted their lives. Time Warner Cable produced these Casting Calls, along with volunteers and staff from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Milwaukee office …
by Keith Scott MD
Over the past decade medical scientists have discovered that ordinary culinary herbs and spices contain a vast quantity of exceptionally important plant nutrients that can help to prevent and treat many of our most prevalent degenerative diseases. Here are ten convincing reasons why those of us who do not include spices in our meals are missing out on these protective compounds.
1. Anti-oxidant activity: An antioxidant is a substance that prevents oxidative damage by neutralizing the highly reactive and destructive free radical molecules that are produced during cellular …