Posts Tagged "heart disease"

What is the New Nordic Diet? 00

What is the New Nordic Diet?

What is the New Nordic Diet?

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Research suggests that the New Nordic diet may have heart-healthy benefits – reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and fostering weight loss.  Each year, Christmas at my in-laws begins with risengrød (a Danish rice porridge made with rice, milk, and vanilla topped with cinnamon and a pat of butter) for breakfast followed by a small Scandinavian gift (think Swedish Dala Horse,...

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad 00

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad

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Create healthy tuna salad with a few flavorful ingredients to create nutritious meals that you’ll want to eat year-round! What comes to mind when you hear “tuna salad”? Personally, I think tuna plus mayo – and maybe a few other miscellaneous ingredients like celery, relish or onion. The popularity of tuna salad is twofold: it’s budget-friendly and extremely versatile. A batch of tuna...

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet 00

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

8 Low-Sodium Cookbooks for a Heart Healthy Diet

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This list of best low-sodium cookbooks features everyday recipes that are loaded with creative and satisfying salt-free flavor! One in three Americans have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. That’s 67 million individuals diagnosed each year. Furthermore, 30% of Americans have higher than normal blood pressure levels – known as pre-hypertension – putting them at a greater...

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #2 00

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #2

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #2

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Celebrate the final days of summer with this heart healthy meal on the grill featuring lean beef, savory fruit salad and unconventional green fries. I love three-day weekends. Just when you think the weekend is over, BAM. One more bonus day. Winner winner chicken dinner. And you know what else is a winner? This tasty heart healthy meal right here. In case you’re new, let me...

Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need 00

Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need

Top 6 Mediterranean Cookbooks You Need

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New to the Mediterranean diet or looking for heart-healthy recipes, here is a list of my top 6 favorite Mediterranean cookbooks! Today I’m bringing you the best Mediterranean cookbooks – ones that you should definitely add to your healthy cookbook collection. I’ll be the first to admit – I’m one of the worst offenders when it comes to cookbook obsessions. I read them...

What is the Mediterranean Diet? 00

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

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The Mediterranean diet reduces risk factors that can cause heart disease including high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, obesity & high blood pressure. We all know the Mediterranean diet to be a “heart-healthy diet”. But what exactly IS the Mediterranean diet? The first country that comes to mind when Americans think about the Mediterranean diet is Greece. We actually went to Greece...

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #1 00

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #1

Heart Healthy Meals – Plate #1

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Fire up the grill with one of our summer picnic heart healthy meals featuring sunny produce, savory eggs and grilled meat! Looking for ideas to cook up heart healthy meals? You’re in the right place! Remember when I told you about my Prevention Plate heart healthy meals? Maybe you’ve forgotten. Let me remind you. Each Prevention Plate is a heart healthy meal...

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal 00

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

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Build a heart healthy meal in three easy steps. This heart healthy RD shows you which foods to fill your plate with at each meal of the day. I have a crush. On every perfectly assembled heart healthy meal that ever lived. A beautifully organized plate of nutrients is this dietitian’s celebrity heartthrob. **insert heart eyes emoji**   Heart Healthy Eating Heart healthy eating for the...

What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet? 00

What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet?

What Exactly is a Heart Healthy Diet?

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The heart healthy diet. The cardiac diet. The DASH Diet. The Mediterranean Diet. The Nordic Diet. Call the heart healthy diet what you want. Whatever, it’s your life.   One strong, healthy heart to power you through life’s adventures. Who doesn’t want that? Sold. Sign me up! Download PDF Here   Why a Heart Healthy Diet? My husband and I both come from families...

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy 00

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy

3 Healthy Kitchen Tips to Make Cooking Easy

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Use these three simple, healthy kitchen tips to help you cook healthy and lose weight in your very own kitchen! You can get fit at the gym, but you lose weight in the kitchen. And a healthy body starts in the kitchen. But you don’t need a state-of-the-art dream kitchen to get there. These healthy kitchen tips will help you achieve a clean, well-organized and thoroughly stocked...

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry 00

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

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Is your kitchen stocked with the healthy pantry staples you need to make a heart-healthy meal? Healthy pantry staples – the foods you regularly keep stocked in your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer -ultimately guide you in your daily cooking adventures. These ingredients are the foundation needed for a quick healthy weeknight meals or to inspire you to try a new healthy recipe...