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How Much Do You Love Your Heart?

…foods. By regulation, supplements can only contain 99 mg potassium, roughly equivalent to one bite of a banana—definitely not enough. I recommend a banana, orange, or handful of prunes or raisins each day if you’re trying to lower blood pressure. * Zinc. You’ll also need 15–30 mg of zinc in supplemental…

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Proper Sodium-Potassium Balance Reduces Cardiovascular Risk

…nuts, and healthy fats like olive oil. Some foods that are especially high in potassium include raisins, prunes, apricots, papaya, dates, avocados, bananas, cantaloupe, oranges, beets, strawberries, watermelon, greens, spinach, peas, squash, tomatoes, mushrooms, beans, and baked potatoes. (A baked potato…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition for Kids

…levels and maintain good cholesterol levels. Heart Smart Smoothie * 1 Tbsp. flaxseeds, ground * ½ cup fresh fruit—blueberries, a peach, kiwi, banana, or whatever you like (choose organic) * 8 oz. organic rice milk, organic whole milk, organic yogurt, or unsweetened juice (you can also use water…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition Starts with Flax

…Here’s one of my favorite versions. 1. Grind up 2 tablespoons of organic flaxseed. 2. In a blender, add 8 to 10 ounces of chilled soy milk, ½ a banana, 1 cup of your favorite berries, and the freshly ground flaxseed. 3. Blend well and enjoy! For more ideas on healthy heart nutrition, visit www.drsinatra…

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Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

…one if his favorites. Combine one or all from each category: * Berries: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries * Other fruit: apple, banana, kiwi (no citrus) * Vegetable: Beets are our breakfast favorite (but mixed veggie juices are great for lunch and dinner) * Ginger: skin and add fresh…

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Everyday Foods Can Reduce Cholesterol

…that includes a serving of oat bran, raisin bran, shredded wheat, or bran flakes with a fresh fruit such as blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, bananas, peaches, etc. Add two tablespoons of organic flaxseed, grind it up in a coffee grinder, and serve with 6-9 oz. of organic skim or 1% milk. 2) Eat…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…avocado, and whey protein are all healthy breakfast choices. * DO Eat Plenty of Fresh Fruits and Their Juices: Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, bananas, peaches and kiwi are excellent options. Also, choose organic whenever possible. * DO Enjoy Real Maple Syrup in small amounts. * DO Use Coconut Spread…

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Magnesium: An Unsung Hero

…damage. Good cardiovascular nutrition includes food rich in magnesium like whole grains, seafood, leafy green vegetables, soy products, brown rice, bananas, apricots, and seeds and nuts. The foods highest in magnesium include kelp, tofu, figs, and pumpkin seeds. In addition to adding these foods to your…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…Cancer-Prevention Tip #5. Fortify “gut-friendly” bacteria with prebiotics and probiotics. You can get prebiotics naturally by eating whey protein, bananas, onion, garlic, whole wheat, barley, rye, and artichokes. Both soy and organic cow’s milk yogurt are full of live bacteria strains that serve as…

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