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Five Secrets for Effective Weight Loss

…Unhealthy, or saturated, fats are abundant in such “favorites” as red meat, cold cuts, mayonnaise, and dairy products (especially milk fat and butter). You must avoid all hydrogenated fats like those found in pastries, cheese, crackers, margarine, and processed oils. These products contain the worst…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition: Turmeric

…use turmeric in your cardiovascular nutrition repertoire. You can add it to rice, soup, chicken, or tofu dishes, or you can blend it with melted butter and drizzle it over cooked vegetables. For even more information on maintaining healthy blood pressure levels and cardiovascular nutrition, visit www…

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5 Common Cardiovascular Myths

…for type 2 diabetes. * Saturated fat is something to be feared. Patients often avoid foods containing saturated fats, such as meat, eggs, nuts, and butter, fearing that saturated fat turns into cholesterol in the body, which then promotes heart disease. Eggs have probably taken the biggest hit because…

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A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan Should Include Organic Foods

…don’t have to choose organic foods every time to eat a heart-healthy diet plan. While there are several foods like peaches, apples, strawberries, and butter where organic is a must—with other foods like kiwis and avocados, organic doesn’t matter. That’s because pesticides can’t penetrate their skin…

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Eating Healthy Foods: Test Your Food IQ

…-fortified variety. Q: Which is better, margarine or butter? A: I prefer organic butter. Just make sure you scrape off any dark areas that develop as the butter is exposed to air, because it means that portion of the butter has oxidized. Q: Is it ever okay to eat sugar? A: Sugar is inflammatory, so you…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…parmesan cheese before serving. Heart Healthy Recipe #2: Pan-fry bite-sized pieces of broccoli, onions, and sliced mushrooms in olive oil, spray with butter, and sprinkle with parmesan cheese before serving. Or, season with a drizzle of low-sodium soy sauce and sesame seeds for an Oriental flavor. Or, for…

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Skipping Breakfast Puts Your Heart at Risk

…healthy protein choices for breakfast include salmon, organic chicken sausage, organic peanut butter, almonds, and walnuts. I recommend combining them with slow-burning carbohydrates—such as putting peanut butter on a slice of whole-grain bread. Or, try topping your steel cut oatmeal with slivered almonds…

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Improper Grilling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

…marinade works best with a mild fish such as halibut. 1/2 cup organic almond butter 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon raw honey 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper * Warm almond butter in small saucepan over medium low heat. * When slightly softened, add soy sauce…

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Easy Apple Recipes

…sliced 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 stick no-salt butter ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup erythritol 1 cup flour 1 egg, slightly beaten ½ cup walnuts, chopped (optional) Preheat oven to 350°. Place apples in pie plate. Sprinkle with cinnamon. In small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add in erythritol, baking…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

…seeds or ground flax. Heart-healthy snack #4. Apple Dippers: Slice an apple into quarters, and top each slice with organic peanut or almond butter. The nutty butter mixed with the sweetness of the apple satisfies your hunger and your taste buds. Heart-healthy snack #5. Dark Chocolate: If you want to satisfy…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…sprouts (a few handfuls) * One clove of garlic, chopped * 3-4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil * Celtic sea salt and ground black pepper to taste * Organic butter * Cilantro or parsley to garnish 1. Wash Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and stems, and cut in half from top to bottom. 2. Sauté a clove of…

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What Tumeric Does For Your Heart

…humans.” I recommend that you cook with plenty of turmeric. You can add it to rice, soup, chicken, or tofu dishes, or you can blend it with melted butter and drizzle it over cooked vegetables. If you don’t like the taste of turmeric, curcumin is available in supplement form. As a nutritional supplement…

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New Research: Saturated Fats CAN Be Part of Heart-Healthy Diet

…for years—that saturated fats are not the villain. One radio station put it best when they said that a new study shows that saturated fats like butter shouldn’t be replaced with unsaturated fats like margarine in the name of “heart health.” I couldn’t agree more. This new research was published…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…. Also, choose organic whenever possible. * DO Enjoy Real Maple Syrup in small amounts. * DO Use Coconut Spread which is a healthy alternative to butter and margarine. Personally, my favorite breakfast is gluten-free bread, with coconut oil spread and mashed avocado. Now it’s your turn: What’s your…

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5 Heart-Healthy Tips for Lean Living!

…a week for the most benefit. 2. Include “good” fats in your eating plan, like the monounsaturated fats and omega-3s. Substitute olive oil for butter in your cooking, and make cold-water fish like salmon or Atlantic halibut a weekly routine. 3. Get into the habit of drinking water. Nothing quenches…

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