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Announcing the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge

…is to vary your menu. Trying different dishes helps to ensure that you’ll eat a wide variety of heart-healthy foods—from salmon, to olive oil, kale, and more. Plus, by keeping your menu varied you’ll be less likely to reach for unhealthy foods. Since March is National Nutrition Month, I thought…

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5 Ways to Help Prevent a Cardiac Event

…improve heart rate variability, lower blood pressure, and slows your heart rate. 3. Start juicing. Juicing fruits and vegetables like carrots, apples, kale and spinach gives you numerous protective nutrients—including antioxidants, minerals, and enzymes. All of these elements help to protect your heart…

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Juicing Your Way to Optimum Health

…(but mixed veggie juices are great for lunch and dinner) * Ginger: skin and add fresh ginger to taste * Greens: Swiss chard, baby spinach, parsley, kale, broccolini * Add water or ice to get consistency for easy pouring To prepare: * Just wash and cut fresh, hopefully organic, produce in chunks. * To…

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Foods that Help to Knock Out Disease and Slow Down Aging

…Green, black, and white tea * Berries * Deep red or bright green apples * Watercress, broccoli, arugula, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, bok choy, and kale * Red-black Bing cherries * Lentils and dark red kidney beans * Golden oats * Walnuts, almonds, and pumpkin seeds * Dark green extra-virgin olive oil…

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Lutein: A Red-Wine Alternative

…important part of healthy heart nutrition. It is found most abundantly in spinach, kale, and collard greens, and to a lesser degree in broccoli and brussel sprouts. To get these levels in your diet, you could eat spinach or kale once or twice a week and you'll find a great spinach recipe here. There’s also…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…boosting immunity and protecting mucus membranes from extreme dryness and reddening of the tissues caused from radiation exposure. Some good choices are kale, carrots, spinach, apricots, and melons. * Potassium, calcium, and mineral rich foods help support thyroid function—the gland that is most easily…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes for Cooking Healthy With Vegetables

…. Add sliced black olives (drain well to remove salt) and add a small amount of butter or olive oil before serving. Heart Healthy Recipe #5: Steam kale about 10 minutes, drain. Add a tad of butter and parmesan or feta cheese before serving. Now it’s your turn: Do you have an easy, heart healthy recipe…

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Three Cardiovascular Nutrition Tips

…stabilizing cardiac conduction, heart muscle, and vascular membranes. The best magnesium-rich foods include: * Deep-green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale, dandelion, etc. These foods contain chlorophyll (which gives them their color), whose chemical composition centers on magnesium. * Avocado * Nuts and…

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Vitamin K2 & It’s Benefits

…promoting a healthy cardiovascular system by way of its ability to optimize calcium utilization. Vitamin K1 can be found in green, leafy foods like kale, spinach, broccoli and Brussels sprouts. Conversely, Vitamin K2 is less abundant in foods. While it can be found in several hard, European-type cheeses…

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Nitric Oxide Benefits Cardiovascular Health

…severe exercise creates more oxidative stress. Plus, here’s the “recipe” for my special nitric oxide benefits–boosting cocktail: * Organic kale eaten two to three times a week helps to boost nitric oxide in the body. * L-arginine, the original raw material that converts to NO in the body (3…

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A Smart, Easy Summer Recipe that Doesn’t Turn Up the Heat

…no vinegar).You can enjoy it by itself, or make it a complete meal by tossing it with two cups of fresh greens (arugula, green leafy lettuce, and kale) and if you'd like you can garnish it with walnuts, almonds, or pine nuts. The secret with this type of recipe is to be creative and use what you have…

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7 Servings of Fruits and Vegetables = 42% Lower Risk of Death?

…help to balance out your meals. Some good vegetable choices—ones that give you a huge “bang for your nutritional buck”—include cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, spinach, onions, eggplant, and more. One final note, with fruits and vegetables eat organic as often as possible to avoid pesticides…

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The Heart-Brain Connection

…* Raisins; * Berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, 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…

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Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…keeping your heart healthy, you want to increase your intake of oatmeal and complex carbohydrates; low-glycemic vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, kale and especially celery, legumes; fruits; cold-water fish (especially fatty ones); organic eggs; olive oil; and nuts, seeds and flaxseed. My top three…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition, New England Style

…of colorful produce—the more varied, the better. Some of the best heart-healthy choices are tomatoes, blueberries, broccoli, spinach, asparagus, kale, and cauliflower. Now it's your turn: Are farm stands your go-to source for healthy heart nutrition? You May Also Be Interested In * 5 Heart-Healthy…

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Lutein Supplements are Critical for Eye Health

…transported to our retinas in the same proportions that it’s found in our blood. So, eating more lutein in our diets—including foods like spinach, kale, and collard greens—will increase the amount of lutein in our retinas. Plus, I highly recommend taking lutein supplements. With Lutein Supplements…

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Five Secrets for Effective Weight Loss

…chlorophyll, minerals, and other precious nutrients and fiber. I always recommended one to two servings a day of leafy dark green veggies (such as spinach, kale, and broccoli), and juicing with a variety of vegetable sources two to three times a week. * Exercise Regularly—No diet is complete without regular…

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