heart disease

America’s Nutrition Coach, Dr. Ro joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now for this week’s installment of Fit!Live!Win! to discuss the importance of managing our cholesterol levels so…

Despite decades of medical research and public campaigns to ease the problem, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. One of…

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…

Fat…you’re told they’re bad, then you’re told they’re good. So, which is it? Both. “Your body needs fat in order to function,” says Barbara Roberts,…

Millions of Americans, including middle-aged and older Americans, have a very protein-rich diet. But now, new studies have found something very interesting – while this…

If you’re a milk drinker, health conscious or lactatose-free advocates will proudly speak about the benefits of their favorite kind of milk.  Soy Milk may be one of their choices as an alternative to drinking cow’s milk. Live Strong.com reports soybeans have been around for many years and studies show its rich in fiber and […]

We’re hearing more stories about people of all ages being diagnosed with an array of conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and even having heart attacks and strokes.  In the past, we’ve associated these conditions and diseases with older people however times have changed.

South Carolina — Despite having lower amounts of coronary artery calcification, African Americans are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events compared with Caucasians. Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, S.C. suggests that increased levels of non-calcified plaque, which consists of buildups of soft deposits deep in […]

Your heart is the most valued part of your body and keeping a healthy lifestyle is important when it comes to protecting your heart. Heart disease is the most common disease in the world and can be very fatal if not taking serious. Your heart is a systematic machine that controls the flow of blood […]

African-Americans often face a different set of health problems than people of other races. Here’s a list of nine conditions that seem to especially affect the African-American community.