True-to-life, science-based nutrition information that helps people enjoy eating for good health!

heart

14 11, 2014

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By |2014-11-14T11:20:14-04:00November 14th, 2014|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Courtesy of artemisphoto via freedigitalimages.net Omega-3 fatty acids are essential. Omega-3s help control blood clotting and build cell membranes in the brain. Since our bodies don't produce them, we need to get them from food. They're found in fatty fish such as salmon, lake trout, sardines, and [...]

13 02, 2012

Heart Health

By |2012-02-13T14:42:16-04:00February 13th, 2012|Heart Disease|0 Comments

Heart Health - Milk and Blood Pressure You may not think about milk when you think about controlling your blood pressure, but clinical trials have shown that including 3 servings of nonfat or low fat dairy products daily, helps keep blood pressure within normal range. This provides about [...]