Heart-Healthy Diets: 6 Surprising Foods to Avoid

…Sweeteners: Many sweeteners are touted as healthier because they’re natural, but don’t buy into the hype. Whether it’s raw sugar, agave, or molasses, if it contains sugar it can raise your blood sugar—and lead to arterial inflammation. Chemical sugar substitutes like aspartame, sucralose, or…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition for Kids

…fat and sugar. * 2 cups bran flakes cereal * 1 cup organic skim, lowfat, or whole milk * 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil * 1 egg * 1 Tbsp. honey * 1/3 cup molasses * 1 tsp. vanilla extract * 1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour * 1 tsp. baking powder * 2 apples, grated and coated with 1 tsp. cinnamon * Preheat oven to…

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Are Teenagers Setting Themselves Up for Heart Disease?

…me share this important information… I recently read an article that said one in three college students has smoked hookah. Hookah is a blend of molasses, fruit, and tobacco that’s smoked through a water pipe. Since it has a more pleasing smell than cigarettes, and the tobacco is filtered through…

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