Super Foods

Heart-Healthy Super Bowl Food

…you’re rooting for on Super Bowl Sunday—or whether you’re one who just watches the game for the incredible commercials and half-time show—I thought I would give you some heart-healthy snacks to enjoy during the game. Here are My Top 5 Heart-Healthy Super Bowl Foods for Game Time 1. Harvest trail…

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Announcing the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge

…they can be for main dishes, vegetables, snacks, soups, heart-healthy desserts, or whatever you choose. For inspiration, see my top-recommended super-foods. • What will you receive for taking the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge? I will feature a variety of the recipes I receive on my blog and…

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Spinach: A Sinatra Super Food and Apparent Crowd-Pleaser!

Spinach has been on my list of super foods for as long as I can remember. Spinach is an excellent source of calcium, which not only contributes to bone and tooth health, but also helps maintain healthy blood pressure. Spinach also contains healthy amounts of vitamin C and vitamin E, which reduce the…

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6 Ways to Get Natural Allergy Relief

…eyes. You can also draw some of the water into your nostrils and expel it to flush pollen from your nasal passages. 2. Stay away from mucus-producing foods that can aggravate sinus congestion. These include dairy products, especially milk, cream, and cheese. 3. Avoid wine or drink organic varieties to minimize…

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Eat This (And Don’t Eat That) for Healthy Inflammation

…the blood vessel walls to promote better circulation. * Pomegranate: This delicious, ruby red fruit is one of my top recommended heart-healthy super foods. That’s because it’s one of the richest sources of protective antioxidant flavonoids that support good health. * Cocoa Powder: As you may know…

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To Eat Soy, or Not to Eat Soy: What You Need to Know

…the other hand, shows greater benefits. In Asia, traditional fermented soy foods, such as natto, miso, and tempeh, are considered to have enormous health benefits when consumed in moderate amounts—far more than the super-processed soy products now consumed in the West. Studies of Japanese people who…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…-glycemic foods at breakfast—such as white bread and cornflakes—puts stress on the arteries. In fact, sugar consumption can cause a sudden, temporary dysfunction of the arterial walls. Plus, it leads to inflammation and heart disease. * DON’T Frequent the Drive-Thru: No only do fast food breakfasts…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…sliced the sprouts in half, and place them flat side down to simmer in organic extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)—which is one of my top heart-healthy super foods. Then he added some simple spices. What a tasty, crunchy, colorful dish to complement our salmon dinner—making it an entire evening of healthy…

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