• By Jen O'Hara

Housecall: After Acute Coronary Syndrome

June 27, 2016

a woman and a man hiking on a grassy hillside, enjoying exercise
THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES

Recovering after acute coronary syndrome
After you've had a heart attack, you may wonder how to get active again, eat right, deal with depression and more. Here's some helpful advice.

Nutrition Facts: A guide to food labels
Use this guide to decipher the new Nutrition Facts label and break the code on healthy eating.

EXPERT ANSWERS
Coconut water: Healthy drink or marketing scam?
Interest in coconut water has skyrocketed. It's promoted as super hydrating, but is it really any better than plain water?

Vitamin B-12 injections for weight loss: Do they work?
A shot that helps you shed pounds sounds appealing, but there's no solid evidence that vitamin B-12 injections work.

PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS 
Stress relief: When and how to say no
Hidradenitis suppurativa: When does it appear?
Myasthenia gravis
Slide show: Core-strength exercises with a fitness ball

HEALTHY RECIPES
Artichoke dip
Baba ghanoush
Smoked trout spread
Sweet and spicy snack mix

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Too busy to exercise? Get up earlier
Finding time to exercise can be a challenge. If your days and evenings are chockablock, try a morning dose of exercise. Get up 30 minutes earlier twice a week and hop on the treadmill or stationary bike while you listen to the radio or watch the morning news. Or step outside for a brisk walk. Once you've adjusted to early morning workouts, add another day or two to the routine.

Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover even more healthy lifestyle topics at MayoClinic.org.

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