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6 Ways to Enjoy the Health Benefits of Apples

…and enjoy! 2. Harvest Chicken Medley: Place boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a casserole dish, along with chopped onions, apples, and a few raisins. Sprinkle with cinnamon, curry powder (and any of your favorite “apple pie spices”)—and bake in the oven at 350°F until the chicken is done…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches, or other fruits. You can also use some shredded raw or dried apples, coconuts, raisins, or dates. Try sprinkling on cinnamon, cloves, or nutmeg. You also may want to experiment with stevia, an herbal supplement that millions of people…

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The Heart-Brain Connection

…best nutrients are antioxidants and essential fatty acids. Here's a quick list of foods that are rich in these nutrients. Antioxidants * Prunes; * Raisins; * Berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries); * Oranges; * Cherries; * Plums; * Red grapes; * Spinach; * Broccoli * Kale * Brussels…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

…hummus. Heart-health snack #2. Trail Mix: Choose any combination of almonds, dry-roasted soybeans, dates, dried cranberries, peanuts, pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds, and walnuts. Just make sure to choose organic nuts and seeds if they’re available, and that it contains no more than 300 mg of…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Apples

…diet by making them for dinner. Try placing boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a casserole dish, along with chopped onions, apples, and a few raisins. Sprinkle with cinnamon, curry (and any of your favorite “apple pie spices”)—and bake in the oven at 350 degrees until the chicken is done. Plus…

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Protect Your Heart Health with a Sugar-Free Diet

…any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches, or other fruits. You can also use some shredded raw or dried apples, coconuts, raisins, or dates. Sugar-Free Diet Tip #5: Eat several small meals. Start with breakfast, and include some protein at each sitting to keep you feeling satisfied…

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A Delicious Heart-Healthy Breakfast—Overnight Oatmeal

…nuts: walnuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, and almonds. Sinatra Smart & Simple Overnight Oatmeal * 2 cups water * 1/2 cup steel-cut Irish oats * 1/2 cup raisins or other dried fruit * 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon or 1/2 stick cinnamon Place all ingredients in your crock-pot on low setting before retiring to bed…

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