Smoothies

Avoid Trouble Swallowing Pills With These Tricks

…swallowing pills, making them disintegrate or become sticky. If you’re still having trouble swallowing pills, you can blend your vitamins into a smoothie. Just be sure you open any capsules and dump in the contents separately. You can also break open your capsules or crush tablets, mixing the contents…

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A High Antioxidant Diet Lowers Heart Attack Risk

…and strawberries. One of my favorite ways to get antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables in my diet is in a smoothie. Here’s a video of my son and I making what I call a Sinatra-Smart Smoothie. I’ve included the recipe so you can make it at home. Now it’s your turn: What are your favorite antioxidant…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition for Kids

…Way to Introduce Kids to Healthy Heart Nutrition? One of the best ways to encourage your children and grandchildren to eat healthier is by making smoothies. Let your kids add the ingredients themselves. This particular recipe is packed with omega-3s for brain health, antioxidants for a healthy immune…

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Heart Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…your steamed vegetables with a few teaspoons of it. * Eat coconut or other products like coconut milk. Coconut milk can be used to make shakes and smoothies. You can also use it in a hot or cold cereal, or pour it over seasonal organic blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. I like to bake fish in coconut…

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On the Road with Dr. Sinatra

…dinner at Au Lac, a local vegan restaurant that served several courses of raw food dishes, along with an elixir to promote digestion and an avocado smoothie at the end of the meal. Sixty of the presenters and conference staff and supporters shared exciting concepts about optimizing health through diet…

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Holiday Weight Loss Tips

…quick cup of coffee and a muffin at your desk. It doesn’t have to be that way. I recommend that you put down that muffin and reach for a delicious smoothie instead. 10:30 am — For a mid-morning break, reach for some chromium. Chromium is a powerful trace mineral that helps increase insulin sensitivity…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition Starts with Flax

…quality of the flaxseed and how it's grown. Easy Flax Shake One of the easiest (and tastiest!) ways to get your daily flax is to add it to a shake or smoothie. Here’s one of my favorite versions. 1. Grind up 2 tablespoons of organic flaxseed. 2. In a blender, add 8 to 10 ounces of chilled soy milk, ½…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition Tip -- Add Flax to Your Diet

…Simply grind two tablespoons of flaxseed and sprinkle on food or blend in a breakfast drink three to four times per week. Click here for a delicious smoothie recipe using flaxseed and here for the recipe for a heart healthy flaxseed bran muffin to go with it! For more tips on cardiovascular nutrition, visit…

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