When it comes to fats in our diet there is a lot of conflicting information out there. Is all fat bad for you? What’s a good fat? And how much fat should you be getting in your diet?
How to tell if your child’s school offers heart healthy lunches? We’ve heard the startling statistics: one third of American children are at risk for preventable chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease due to obesity or being overweight.
If you’ve had a heart attack and/or heart surgery you know it’s a frightening experience. So, what can you do to prevent a future heart issue?
We love men with heart. Big-hearted fellas who man the ship and mind the gaps and empty the dishwasher without being asked. Of course, all men have heart – that’s what makes them (and women) tick. But unfortunately, one in three of you guys out there have an unhealthy heart
At the Roper Hospital Cardiac Wellness & Rehabilitation, we work with patients recovering from heart attacks or help them prevent further heart disease. But honestly, as much as we love our patients we’d rather they NOT have to come see us! When it comes to heart health, the best medicine is prevention, so, at the …
We all know that women have plenty of heart. We’re the big-hearted givers of hugs and high fives, the caretakers, the ones who’ll break your heart if you’re not careful, and the ones you run to when your heart aches. But it’s a lesser known fact that women, especially African American women, are also the …
You know how it is with families – kids grow up too fast, parents don’t know where the time goes. And so it is with our Roper St. Francis Families for a Healthy Heart program– now an impressive eight years old, and still growing.