Items Tagged ‘healthy heart’

How can I help my child live a heart-healthy life?

February 5, 2018

How can I help my child live a heart-healthy life?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Most children are born with healthy hearts. By making small lifestyle choices to encourage healthier eating and daily physical activity, you can help your children maintain healthy hearts throughout their lives. “Parents should encourage their children to develop healthy diet and exercise habits early in life,” says Mark Sklansky, MD, chief of the UCLA division […]

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Tags: healthy heart, heart, Mark Sklansky MD, pediatric cardiology, UCLA division of pediatric cardiology, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital


Celebrating Heart Month - Fact #3

February 5, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Fact #3

By uclahealth uclahealth

A person who has both a first degree relative (a parent or sibling) and a second-degree relative (uncle or grandparent) who suffer from early heart disease is nearly 10 times more likely to suffer from heart disease early in life. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: healthy heart, healthy living, heart disease, heart health, Heart Month, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center


5 Small Changes You Can Make Today to Stay Heart Healthy

February 24, 2016

5 Small Changes You Can Make Today to Stay Heart Healthy

By uclahealth uclahealth

Your heart health matters. Most people only get one heart, and taking care of its health will ensure that it keeps pounding away for a long time to come! If you’re ready to develop a healthier lifestyle that keeps your heart in mind, check out these five small changes you can make today to stay […]

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Tags: healthy heart, healthy living, heart health, lower sodium diet, smoking, weight, wellness


7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

February 24, 2016

7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

By uclahealth uclahealth

Keeping your heart healthy is important. You’ve probably heard plenty about the foods that you shouldn’t eat to keep your heart healthy, but there are plenty of delicious options that will help improve your health. Check out these 7 foods to eat for a healthy heart. Fish is high in omega-3s, which are great for […]

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Tags: featured, healthy diet, healthy food, healthy heart, healthy living, heart health