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Healthy Foods For Heart Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Foods For Heart.

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15 Heart-Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Foods

Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets...  Read more

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

How long for your "taste" in foods to change?
Updated 5/25/2015 11:40:31 PM

How long does it take for your taste in foods to change? I have been eating mostly real food prepared at home, with salads bought out for lunch. Yesterday we went to Applebees and had one of the lunch combos, half sandwich (not sure who go...  Read more

Hi everyone I'm new here. I've been using the food
Updated 5/23/2015 4:52:14 PM

Hi everyone I'm new here. I've been using the food tracker for a couple of days and I've been having a weight fluctuation is that normal???...  Read more

Happy healthy Saturday everyone! Week 2, I've lost
Updated 5/23/2015 5:03:01 PM

Happy healthy Saturday everyone! Week 2, I've lost a total of 11.2lbs. Last night I pushed myself to do my workout video full 45 minutes and not stop! It's not easy but I appreciate spark people support you all are amazing yet humble.Keep up the good...  Read more

Entering new food item
Updated 5/23/2015 10:09:19 PM

Hi there, it's happened on a couple occasions now that I enter all the info of a food item and save it, but it's not locatable, even if closing and reopening Spark. What gives?...  Read more

Anybody else crave horrible for you food during "t
Updated 5/23/2015 7:05:42 AM

Anybody else crave horrible for you food during "that time"? What do you crave? Me: stuffed crust chicken supreme pizza...  Read more

Dance that fat away!

Dance zumba to get your heart healthy and to dance the fat away.344...  Read more

Asparagus Guacamole

Replace 1/2 of the avocado in your guacamole recipe with well cooked asparagus for half the fat and calories! Use a blender to puree the asparagus for a smooth texture. Bake your own chips using low-carb, high-fiber tortillas. 4...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Broken Hearts Can Be Mended

How many of you have watched a movie or TV show where one of the characters, who has experienced a stressful situation in her life, suffers from what appears to be a classic heart attack but isn't? While this may sound a little farfetched, doctors ar...  Read more

What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

 Editor's Note: February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI...  Read more