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Skipping breakfast may be hard on your heart

If you’re a breakfast skipper, then two new studies may convince you to start fueling up in the morning. They suggest that regularly bypassing breakfast could put your heart—and even your life—at risk. What makes missing breakfast so risky? For the first study, researchers looked at the breakfast habits of 6,550 U.S. adults surveyed between […]

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Skipping breakfast a bad move for your heart?

Think breakfast isn’t the most important meal of the day? Think again, say researchers behind a new study that found the risk of heart-related death rises dramatically for folks who skip the morning repast. Compared to people who always ate breakfast, those who say they never did had a 87% higher odds of dying from heart-related causes, according to […]

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Raising heart-healthy kids

The habits your children learn now could affect their heart health later in life. It’s never too late to adopt healthy habits to help protect your heart—and it’s never too early, either. “The risk factors [for heart disease] start to develop during childhood years,” says Geoffrey Rosenthal, MD, PhD, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) […]

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Regular exercise may reverse effects of sedentary living

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=95f25c41-687f-4ae5-a6be-021e03f50f0b#.W18qJVw-dBw It appears the right exercise at the right time in life can do wonders. A new study suggests that two years of regular moderate- to high-intensity activity in middle age can reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle on the heart. Researchers wanted to find out how exercise influences the health of middle-aged […]

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