Here’s a short video showing a great heart healthy salad we recently put together. It’s super healthy and tastes great too! Check out the recipe for a Super Healthy Smoothie And take a look at the Heart Healthy Flatbread Pizza too! The recipe is from a book called The healthy kitchen by Andrew Weil, MD…

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Did you know that eating oatmeal can lower your cholesterol? It’s always nice when you can get benefit from eating more of something instead of having to give something up. Oatmeal is like a miracle drug. One and a half cups of oatmeal gives you about 6 grams of soluble fiber. Just add some fruit…

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Are your vitamin supplements doing any good? Are you wasting your money? You might think vitamin supplements are a bit off topic what talking about heart health. But really they’re not. Various vitamins have been studied in terms of their importance to heart health. Vitamin B6 has been associated with a reduction of heart attacks…

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(This is a guest post by Matt J) People are often found staring at food labels while doing their grocery shopping struggling over whether they should buy brown rice or white rice. This happens to confuse several people. Understanding the differences in the two kinds of rice can help you make good dietary decisions as…

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So you feel pretty good about having taken vitamins for years. Think about how healthy you are because of all those vitamin pills you swallowed. But wait. You hear a news report that says vitamin pills are a waste of money. Or someone says that most people already get enough vitamins in their diet. Worse…

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Someone suggested they would like to see a list of foods that are bad for your heart. I think that’s an excellent request. Part of my intentions here are to make things easy to understand and provide great information very quickly. I’ve already created some lists of good and bad foods for heart health. This…

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I just came across an article on the menshealth.com website titled “7 ways to never have a heart attack”. It’s a catchy title. Who wouldn’t want to know what those 7 ways are? So here’s my review of that article. 1. Pop a multivitamin every day This is something I’ve been doing for many years.…

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This is a guest post by 
Rich Coffman, a blogger on the front range of Colorado. Bicycling has been proven to provide many positive effects on the health of ones heart. One main benefit of cycling is that it contributes to the control of many of the risk factors for heart disease. The American Heart…

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I just read a blog post on Dr Jonny Bowden’s webiste called “The 2 Worst Foods in the World”. So I thought I’d pass it along on my blog as well. With today being Christmas eve day these 2 foods are probably not what you’re thinking about eating now. But they are commonly consumed by…

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What is the Mediterranean Diet and is it worthwhile? Want a diet that protects against heart disease, some types of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and a few other serious illnesses? These claims have been made about the Mediterranean diet. It’s one of the best diets you can follow. Some people say it’s more of a lifestyle…

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