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12 ways to finally achieve your most elusive goals

Lifestyle

Setting goals that are “SMART” – specific, measurable, achievable, relevant (to you) and time-bound – is one of the best ways to stick to a resolution. Here's how.

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Hydration and your heart

Lifestyle

Proper hydration is essential for your heart, especially after exercising. Staying well hydrated helps your heart do its job and more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to your muscles. This in turn helps your muscles work more effectively.

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Should you really use your smartwatch or fitness wearable to monitor your heart?

Lifestyle

Wearable devices that can record your pulse can be handy for tracking your fitness – but can you really use them to monitor for an irregular heartbeat?

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Even mild COVID raises the chance of heart attack and stroke. What to know about the risks ahead

Lifestyle

Even a mild case of COVID can increase the long-term risks of serious cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, heart attack and heart failure.

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Nine vegetables that are healthier for you when cooked

Nutrition

Despite the raw food diet trend, some vegetables are actually more nutritious when cooked. Here are nine of them.

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Nutritional benefits of cruciferous vegetables

Nutrition

Cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are packed with many health-boosting nutrients. Find out how you can easily include them in meals.

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Had gestational diabetes? Here are 5 things to help lower your future risk of type 2 diabetes

Lifestyle

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy can increase future risk of heart disease. Here are 5 tips to help lower your risk.

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Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard

Lifestyle

Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard. Here are 5 things to keep in mind before you start exercising again

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The effects of long COVID on the heart

Lifestyle

The impact of COVID long term is yet to be seen, and more data about “long COVID” needs to be gathered, but here’s what we know so far.

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