Many people believe that consuming dark chocolate can lead to weight gain and various health issues. While there is certainly some truth to that claim, this has led to a widespread belief that chocolate is an unhealthy food that should be avoided. However, studies have shown that dark chocolate, which is high in cocoa content, can provide surprising health benefits, particularly for your heart. Keep reading to find out some of the sweet health benefits that eating just a little
This is a great time of year to be outside here in Texas: the weather is cooling down, but it isn’t quite cold enough to make you wish for a blanket. That’s good news for your heart because walking around and enjoying that weather can be good for your cardiovascular system! Brookhaven Heart is your resource for establishing good habits to keep your body in the best health possible. No Equipment? No Problem! All you need to go walking is
We have all heard at one point or another that coffee is either bad for us, or when a new study comes out, that it is all of a sudden good for us. We are here with the compiled research so you don’t have to do it yourself! We have the coffee facts to settle the great debate. What Is Coffee? What is coffee besides a delicious drink that provides a much-needed morning jolt or afternoon wake-up call? It comes
This heat can strain your health. Here are a few things to do to keep your cardiac concerns low and promote your heart health.