Healthy Kitchen

Healthy Heart Nutrition, New England Style

…it comes to healthy heart nutrition as well… During the summer, we abandon our kitchen to enjoy cooking and dining outdoors on our patio. We love to announce “Farm Stand Dinner tonight!”—which means we’re going to enjoy some quick, easy, farm fresh fare that's long on healthy heart nutrition…

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

…blood and arteries. Stop eating at fast food restaurants or buying high-fat snacks! Healthy Living Budget Tip #2: Add more turmeric in your cooking. This great curry spice, which you probably already have in your kitchen, contains curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory. Also use garlic and onions. They can…

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Cooking Healthy: Peppered Rosemary Chicken

…clean kitchen, or paper, towel. Apply olive oil, and the rub, to the outside of the chicken. Place a full sprig or two of fresh rosemary in the empty cavity of the chicken. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes per pound—and enjoy! One of our favorite side dishes to accompany this healthy chicken…

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Cooking Healthy: Baked Winter Squash

…per cup. This makes makes them a perfect addition to a heart-healthy diet plan. Need a new way to enjoy winter squash? Here’s a favorite recipe for cooking healthy from my kitchen. Try it now, and again as a holiday side dish. Heart-Healthy Baked Winter Squash Winter squash (acorn, butternut or crookneck…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: White Bean Salad

Now that the weather is warmer, my wife Jan and I have switched over from soups to salads in our kitchen. One of our favorite heart healthy recipes is White Bean Salad. Beans are a heart-healthy “wonder food,” high in fiber that helps reduce cholesterol and inflammation. White beans also contain…

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Announcing the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge

…recipes from my kitchen. You can think of it as an “online recipe exchange.” So, let’s get cooking! I can't wait to receive your recipes. Now it's your turn: What's your favorite heart-healthy dish to make? You May Also Be Interested In * 10 Heart-Healthy Soup Recipes * Heart-Healthy Vegetable Recipes

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…flavor, many of the seasonings in your kitchen cabinet are loaded with enzymes, flavonoids, and other natural substances that can do wonders for your overall health. Here is a list of my top ten healthy seasonings, most of which you'll probably find in your kitchen cabinet right now. 10 Seasonings that…

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Cooking for Cancer

Rebecca Katz, author of The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen, believes that “a grounding activity such as cooking and eating well can provide more than nourishment; it can offer a huge psychological boost.” Her philosophy is consistent with that of Dr. Sinatra. He believes that you should eat fresh organically…

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The World's Oldest Man: What We Can Learn from Walter Breuning

…cannot only improve your health—but very well lengthen your life! * Eating just two meals a day. There’s no question that keeping your weight at a healthy level is critical to good health. Being overweight puts you at risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, osteoarthritis, and other life-threatening…

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Should You Get Screened for an Aneurysm?

…severe leg pain when I heeded his call and ran up the stairs. It was so abrupt that my poor mom was totally confused when I hollered down to the kitchen to call 911 as he collapsed and I started CPR. But symptoms of a thoracic aortic aneurysm can include coughing and hoarseness, difficulty breathing…

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LDL Cholesterol Levels: How to Improve Them at the Farmer's Market

…cooked it on medium heat for about 30 minutes. My kitchen smelled like an Italian restaurant! A little basil (or parsley if you prefer) to garnish, and voila! I served it with baked salmon and whole grain bread, plus a glass of red wine (also heart-healthy). Boy was that delicious! It was also easy—and…

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Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

…and friends; more grab ‘n go food on our jaunts to be out of doors more; and on it goes. This summer, Dr. Sinatra and I were mindful to create healthy, farm stand meals at home to balance dining out during vacation and business trips. And we added daily juicing to offset our dietary indiscretions…

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