Don’t Be Salty on Valentine’s Day!

For Valentine’s Day, are you planning on cooking your loved one a fabulous meal, or surprising them with dinner out at their favorite restaurant? If so, make your meal an even healthier Valentine’s gift by choosing low-sodium ingredients and entrees. Why does lower-sodium matter? High-sodium diets contribute to high blood pressure, which can lead to […]

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Try These Heart-Healthy Snacks

For many of us, work and family life can increase our stress levels.  When stressed, we tend to indulge in unhealthy snacks; grabbing for the next bag of high-calorie potato chips and soft drink. But, before you cave-in to those unhealthy snack urges, here’s a list of healthy snacks worth munching on at any time […]

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To Thy Heart Be True

In February, why not refocus your attention on your heart and give it all the love it deserves.  Especially since it loves you daily by pumping blood and oxygen throughout your body. Show your heart some love by following these simple steps: Eat less sodium – most Americans consume too much sodium; most of which […]

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Take Heart!

Since February marks the observance of national heart month and the celebration of Valentine’s Day, I thought it only fitting to devote all of my posts in February on foods, tips, news, and advice for maintaining heart health. Each of my posts will focus on simple steps you can take to better the overall heart […]

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What Can Paula Deen Teach Us?

“The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be your medicine.” – Hippocrates Recently, in the news, Paula Deen revealed that for the last three years she’s suffered from Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes. Well, to many, including me, Deen’s illness is no surprise. […]

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Simple Salmon Burgers

My family loves salmon burgers! They’re easy to make and quite tasty. I always try to stock my pantry with several cans of pink salmon. And, when we’re in the mood for a good comfort food, we opt for a salmon burger, which is a great alternative to eating red meat. You can see from […]

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