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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

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

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

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

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

Looking for healthy alternatives
Updated 9/13/2014 2:41:59 PM

I have narrowed down my cravings (and thus triggers that send me off the wagon) to the following: Gummy bears - I love the sweet and chewiness Icing - love the smooth sweet texture Icing and cupcake - love the combo of smooth sweet texture with...  Read more

Past food log?
Updated 9/12/2014 8:18:22 PM

How far back can you see your food log please? I tried to put in a date for last September but wasn't getting anything. I can't remember if I was logging or not then. Thanks!...  Read more

Gluten in food
Updated 9/12/2014 5:59:00 PM

I am interested in lowering the amount of gluten I eat. A couple years ago hubby and I tried eating gluten free for several weeks. We felt great with more energy and less "brain fog". But it was hard to follow, or I made it hard. I realize wheat...  Read more

After ten days of aerobics and tracking my food. I
Updated 9/12/2014 11:15:19 AM

After ten days of aerobics and tracking my food. I have lost a pound. The first sign of success. I am enjoying it. Seems small but its a start....  Read more

Is anyone else not getting their food and exercise
Updated 9/11/2014 9:53:48 PM

Is anyone else not getting their food and exercise recorded on their home page? Calories and fitness minutes are there but no record of food input or exercises listed. Hmmmm......  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

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

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