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Together, we are relentlessly focused on the heart of our community. Through the year-round Live Fierce campaign, we celebrate our collective success in driving change, funding science and improving behaviors – no matter where, or how, we gather. That means working every day to help every heart.

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Intermittent fasting may protect the heart

Studies are showing that fasting may help protect your heart. Research shows that fasting may help control inflammation and is associated with lower rates of heart failure.

Inconsistent mealtimes linked to heart risks

Weight gain and higher blood pressure can be the consequences of varying eating patterns, preliminary research says. It may be a sign of biological clocks not aligning with social needs.

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