Over and over
Avoiding heart disease requires more than switching to turkey and chicken. Eating enough fruits and vegetables and avoiding excesses of salt and fat are also key. One study shows great benefits by getting enough fruits and veggies!
Potassium is great for your heart, but many people aren’t getting nearly enough of it. On the flip side, most Americans are consuming way too much sodium, and we mean waaaaaaaaaaaaay too much sodium. Take a look at our strategies for balancing sodium and potassium intake!
MyPlate For The Heart
Our latest MyPlate creation is great for the heart! Barley, salmon, walnuts, vegetables, olive oil and more are made into a quick 30-minute meal that you will want to serve over and over again. Enjoy!
Tips for living a low sodium diet and BP outcome
I have been cooking at home a lot more. Usually I cook a lot but end up eating 2-3 meals out a week - like a bagel stop for breakfast and a favorite (healthy lowfat vegetarian but salty) Mexican meal for dinner. At the last checkup I noticed my blood pressure had risen - usually ... Tips for living a low sodium diet and BP outcome
Active Vacation Report
Just wanted to share the picture from our vacation - we went camping and hiking around Yellowstone. What a way to spend a great active family vacation on a budget!
The second thing that stands out to me is the positive message that there is a whole world of colorful healthy food out there for everyone to try!