New Research: The life-long impact of coffee and tea consumption on cardiac health in mid-life.

When did you have your first cup? Do you remember? I do. It was in the early 1980’s. Someone had purchased a flash new coffee filter machine for the ICU staff room. Thinking back, maybe it was our wonderful new American Charge Nurse. She got most of us young nurses up to speed with ‘things […]

The goodness of grains for your heart health in menopause … especially if you exercise regularly.

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in many western countries and there are significant gender-based differences with women in menopause and post-menopause. For many these changes may lead into worsening heart health with age. Oestrogen plays an important role in the health of our heart. From our early-50’s on as menopause progresses, our […]