Boost Heart Health Naturally with Bergamot

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Are you looking for natural ways to boost your heart health? At Adesso, we are too, and Bergamot may be a secret, natural way to boost your heart health.    Let’s face it, as women, when we hit our 40s and 50s, our risk for cardiovascular disease goes up. High cholesterol is an unfortunately common… Continue reading Boost Heart Health Naturally with Bergamot

Healthy Can Be Delicious: Here’s A Creamy Soup Recipe You’ll Love

Chef Emanuele Giorgione loves making dishes that are beautiful to look at and even better to taste! As a wellness cooking teacher, Chef is passionate about teaching others the importance of a healthy and plant-based cooking style.  Here Chef Emanuele shares his recipe for the perfect creamy soup that’s every bit as refreshing as it… Continue reading Healthy Can Be Delicious: Here’s A Creamy Soup Recipe You’ll Love

The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet for Women in Menopause

As women go through menopause, many develop belly fat (visceral adipose tissue) due to the shift in hormones.  Many women are looking for ways to eliminate this belly fat and maintain a healthy lifestyle. More than anything, they want to feel like themselves as they are going through these hormonal changes. One dietary approach that… Continue reading The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet for Women in Menopause

15 Heart-Healthy Foods for Women

Eating healthy is essential for all women, but it’s especially important for those who are concerned with heart health. Incorporating certain foods into your diet can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease.  Here are 15 incredible heart-healthy foods that every woman should consider adding to her diet. Berries – Berries of all kinds,… Continue reading 15 Heart-Healthy Foods for Women

Simple Steps to Keeping a Healthy Brain

Taking care of my elderly mom, who is thriving at 88 years old, reminds me that having a healthy brain is critical to aging gracefully. And although genes impact longevity and the manner in which we age, surprisingly enough, 80 percent of our vitality and wellbeing is determined by our lifestyle. June is Brain Health… Continue reading Simple Steps to Keeping a Healthy Brain

How We Sustain Ourselves

Close your eyes. Think of your favorite food. Is it sweet? Is it savory? Is it salty? More importantly, is it good for you? Most often, we crave things that are not the best for us. In fact, we tend to crave things that are bad for us! People who have trouble metabolizing sugars crave… Continue reading How We Sustain Ourselves

CVS Health and Women’s Cardiovascular Disease

Women are more likely than men to die from cardiovascular disease, but the good news is that CVS Health is committed to helping women lower their risk. Here’s what you need to know. Did you know cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States? In fact, one in four… Continue reading CVS Health and Women’s Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women worldwide. Despite this, women have been underrepresented in cardiovascular trials. To close this gap, it is crucial to understand the unique risk factors and manifestations of heart disease in women. Know your cardiovascular disease risk factors. There are many risk factors for heart disease, some… Continue reading Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Promoting Healthy Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. The good news is that cardiovascular disease is preventable. There are behavioral counseling interventions that promote a healthy diet and physical activity for disease prevention. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force… Continue reading Promoting Healthy Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women

Aortic Aneurysm Measurements and Gender

Aortic aneurysm measurements are traditionally based on measurements derived from men. However, when evaluating based on age, gender, and body surface area, more diagnoses of aortic aneurysms would be made in women. Aortic aneurysms are a serious condition that can lead to death if not treated. They are most often diagnosed through imaging tests, such… Continue reading Aortic Aneurysm Measurements and Gender