Heart Attacks

Heart attacks occur when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked by a buildup of plaque in coronary arteries. While the initial causation can often be pinned on the usual suspects—heavy smokers, people with high-stress lifestyles, or those who are excessively overweight—the not-so-usual suspects can also be at high risk for heart attack. Heart …

Osteoporosis

Did you know that your body's peak bone mass is reached at about age 30? After that, bone resorption begins to exceed new bone formation. If you aren't taking measures to ensure bone strength, you could develop osteoporosis. You've seen older people who are bent over. That's what osteoporosis can do. The disease makes your …

Unhealthy Proteins: Nature’s Valley Mixed Berry Crunch Protein Oatmeal

Some food brands have jumped on the protein train, adding it to already fiber-rich oatmeal. If you want to reap the benefits of protein first thing in the morning, we'd recommend thinkThin's option over Nature Valley's. The difference here is in the serving size; you get 10 grams of protein for each cup, but you …