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Journal EntryStimulants—Give your heart a break
Know what’s in your dietary supplement, and if it could affect your heart.
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Journal EntryYour Body Mass Index – know what it is
The Body Mass Index is an estimate of body fat—and a tool to help you evaluate your health status.
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Journal EntrySolid fats vs. oils
Solid fats vs. oils can make a difference in the overall makeup of a healthy diet, and choosing unsaturated oils can help lower blood cholesterol.
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Journal Entry C headerIs 10,000 steps/day enough?
For years, the question has been debated whether 10,000 steps a day are enough to result in health benefits.
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Journal EntryMake a cardio comeback for optimal performance
Cardiovascular endurance is important for your everyday activities as well as more important military duties and tasks, but you need to use it or you’ll lose it! HPRC offers ideas on how to get it back.
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Journal EntryThink you know everything about cardio (aerobic) exercise?
Cardiovascular (aerobic) exercise is a key component of health-related fitness and should be included in every balanced exercise program. Training results in a stronger, more efficient heart, which is essential to improve fitness and prevent disease.
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Journal Entry image/x-jgThe electrocardiogram (ECG): Matters of the heart
An ECG screening could be part of pre-participation screenings in the future.
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Journal Entry text/texmacsDo mindful people have good hearts?
New research suggests that highly mindful people also engage in healthy habits that protect them from heart disease.
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Journal Entry image/x-jgEat smart for a healthy heart
February is American Heart Month. Show your heart some love, and follow these tips for heart health.
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Journal Entry image/x-jgHave a (chocolate) heart
February is American Heart Month—a reminder to practice good nutrition habits to reduce your risk of heart disease. Could your “chocolate fix” help or hurt?
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