Intermittent Fasting Made Easy

The publisher of AY Magazine, Heather Baker, made a feeble attempt at intermittent fasting earlier in the spring.  She tried it a month, went on vacation and fell off the ceremonial wagon. Now she’s making a second attempt, and she is liking the results. “I’ve been doing an 18:6 fast every day since July 9,…

Eating Right: The Arkansas Heart Hospital Garden

Arkansas Heart Hospitals’ garden offers a multi-faceted approach to improving improving health. Eating right can improve overall health, of course, and giving people nutritious options is one way to encourage them to do that. The hospital’s garden, which officially got its start in the spring, is now brimming with squash, tomatoes, snow peas, carrots, broccoli,…

Heart Conditions: Understanding AFib

As the most common type of heart arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a heart condition that is estimated to affect up to six million Americans. People with AFib experience irregular heartbeat, but what does that really mean? Normally, your body will send an electrical signal from the upper chambers of your heart (the atria)…