Eggplant

On the Grill: Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan

At this time of the year you can find plenty of eggplants in the grocery stores and farm stands, which is a good thing for your health. Eggplant contains fiber which is important not only for healthy digestion, but is protective against cardiovascular disease. It also contains a number of vitamins and…

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A Delicious Way to Lower Your Blood Lipids On the Grill

eggplant may actually block your absorption of calcium if you’re not getting an adequate amount in your diet. When selecting an eggplant, we like the mid-sized ones for individual servings. They aren’t always easy to find though, and a full sized eggplant works just as well. (But avoid Japanese eggplants;…

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5 Heart-Smart Secrets for Your July Fourth Celebration

…way to keep your holiday meal balanced. Here are 5 heart-healthy side dishes for your July 4th celebration. * Lower your blood lipids with eggplant. Eggplant is high in fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, copper, and potassium. Plus, eggplant’s main phenolic compound—chlorogenic acid—not only has viral…

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Heart-Healthy Secrets for Safe Grilling

…good as it may taste! Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite food to grill? You May Also Be Interested In: * On the Grill: Quick and Easy Eggplant Parmesan * Heart-Healthy Grilled Watermelon Salad

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The Heart-Brain Connection

…raspberries); * Oranges; * Cherries; * Plums; * Red grapes; * Spinach; * Broccoli * Kale * Brussels sprouts; * Alfalfa sprouts; * Bell peppers * Beets; * Eggplant; and * Onions. Essential Fatty Acids * Almonds, * Pecans, * Walnuts, * Olive oil, * Halibut, * Mackerel, * Salmon, * Trout, and * Tuna. When it comes…

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High Salt + Low Potassium = High Risk of Sudden Death

…have renal (kidney) problems. Good sources of potassium include baked potatoes, coconut water, bananas, oranges, raisins, squash, apricots, and eggplant. Now it’s your turn: Have you found ways to season your food without salt? You May Also Be Interested In: * Are You Ingesting More Salt Than You…

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How to Develop Dangerously High Blood Pressure

…protective benefits of potassium, avoid potassium-rich foods like the plague—including bananas, raisins, baked potatoes, squash, apricots and eggplant. * Avoid eating heart-healthy omega-3s. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a component of the omega-3 essential fatty acids found in fish oil and algae cannot…

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How To Avoid Age Spots and Sun Damage to Skin

…be protective against sun damage to skin. Foods associated with the least amount of sun damage to skin are apples, asparagus, celery, cherries, eggplant, eggs, fish, garlic, grapes, melon, lima beans, legumes, olives onions, pears, prunes and spinach. What Not To Eat To Avoid Sun Damage to Skin In…

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