The Mediterranean Diet for a Healthy Heart

Aerial view of a Mediterranean style dinner with fish, vegetables, bread, fruit, and wine shared by friends and family.

What is the Mediterranean Diet? May is International Mediterranean Diet Month. This diet is mostly plant-based, however it includes lean meats, fish, and dairy. Foods included in the Mediterranean Diet are low in cholesterol and saturated fats, and high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Studies show that this diet is one of the most […]

Heart Healthy Foods

The things you add to your dinner plate could contribute to your heart’s health.  The food we eat can play a role in our blood pressure, inflammation throughout the body, cholesterol levels and triglycerides levels. By adding in some of  these heart-healthy foods to your diet you can help keep your heart healthy and reduce […]

Testosterone & Cardiovascular Disease in Men

What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a male sex hormone secreted by the testes and adrenal glands. This thehormone responsible for deepening voices, beards, pubic hair and maturation of male sexualorgans. Testosterone also aids in building muscle mass and strength, sex drive, and bonedensity. As we age testosterone levels begin to decrease and medical studies show […]