Posts Tagged Melanie Haiken

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Weight Loss

It’s almost the end of February, and after two months of self-denial, your New Year’s resolution to lose weight is proving discouragingly difficult. You know what you need to do: Cut calories and up your activity level. And you’re on the right track – but the train seems to have slowed down to a crawl.

Baldness: A New Sign of Heart Attack Risk

Okay, this is a weird one: Four highly specific physical characteristics of aging appear to predict heart disease. So says research presented yesterday at the Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association in Los Angeles.

7 Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure

You’ve read about foods that burn fat, and foods to help you sleep. But when it comes to heart health, all we seem to hear about is what not to eat. (With red meat always topping the list.) There are some foods, however, that scientists say contribute to low blood pressure