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
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di... Read more
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring spring fruits and vegetables and the start of farmer’s market season throughout much of the country and that is equally—if not more—exciting. As we switch from warm soups an... Read more
Who doesn’t like pizza? Nearly every mouth waters at the thought of sweet tomato sauce, tangy toppers, and that rich golden-brown crust, baked to perfection. This combination food can be a healthy choice, filled with complex carbohydrates, B-vi... Read more
When we're not feeling our best, whether we're stressed out or we're coming down with a cold, we often turn to "comfort food" to soothe ourselves. There's nothing wrong with using food to feel better as long as you don... Read more
I love to bake! I bake yummy snacks all the time, and I'm a daycare teacher so I bake with the kids all the time as well.
I don't buy any sweets, we don't keep any on hand, but I know my baking is just as bad if not worse sometimes then if I had o... Read more
I just read an article about carbs. It suggests to eat the following:
RULE 1: Include the following in your diet:
• Fruits: 2-4 servings daily
• Vegetables: 3-5 servings daily
• Whole grain breads, muffins, bagels, rolls, pasta, noodles, crac... Read more
Healthy Eater Recipes.
I found a recipe for deviled eggs made with yogurt.
Has anyone tried this or does anyone have any other healthy alternative recipes for traditional Easter foods... Read more
I love to bake and I substitute everything I can and still have great taste. I will use egg whites for most of the eggs, applesauce for 1/2 the oil and splenda for 1/2 of the sugar. I also use mini chocolate chips and use less.... Read more
If you're on heart-healthy diet, that doesn't mean you have to eat boring foods. The same flavor-boosting techniques that will help you lose weight also help keep your heart healthy.Click the video below to watch now!Chef Meg’... Read more
Cooking for a healthy heart is a passion of mine. Both my grandmother and cousin died young from heart disease, which is the number one killer in the United States. The exciting thing is that it's preventable with diet and exercise. Limiting sodi... Read more
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