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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 [...]

14 02, 2013

Heart Healthy Snacks

By |2013-02-14T09:00:08-04:00February 14th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

freedigitalphotos.net It's Heart Month, and it's a good idea to gradually add more heart-healthy foods to your overall diet. One strategy is to choose well at snack time! Of course tried and true "health foods" like fresh fruits and veggies are always a great snack to [...]