• How to Build a Heart Healthy Eating Pattern

    We don’t consume individual foods in isolation. We don’t eat single ingredients, solitary nutrients or food groups exclusively. At least I don’t. For example, we would never define our diet solely by how many cups of whole wheat flour we eat, the milligrams of sodium we consume or a specific number of fruit servings. Because

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  • Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

    What you eat and drink matter when it comes to a healthy heart. Check out these antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your heart! Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich superfood drinks

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  • Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need

    New to the Mediterranean diet or looking for heart-healthy recipes, here is a list of my top 6 favorite Mediterranean cookbooks! Today I’m bringing you the best Mediterranean cookbooks – ones that you should definitely add to your healthy cookbook collection. I’ll be the first to admit – I’m one of the worst offenders when it comes to cookbook

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  • What is the Mediterranean Diet?

    The Mediterranean diet reduces risk factors that can cause heart disease including high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, obesity & high blood pressure. We all know the Mediterranean diet to be a “heart-healthy diet”. But what exactly IS the Mediterranean diet? The first country that comes to mind when Americans think about the Mediterranean diet

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  • What is a Heart Healthy Diet?

    The heart healthy diet. The cardiac diet. The DASH Diet. The Mediterranean Diet. The Nordic Diet.   Call the heart healthy diet what you want. Whatever, it’s your life. One strong, healthy heart to power you through life’s adventures. Who doesn’t want that? Sold. Sign me up! Why a Heart Healthy Diet? My husband and I both

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