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30 01, 2018

Add Some Healthy to Your Super Bowl Spread: Berry Walnut Crisp

By |2019-08-27T15:39:48-04:00January 30th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Add Some Healthy to Your Super Bowl Spread: Berry Walnut Crisp

Another year, two more "other" teams. I'm not too jazzed about this year's Super Bowl, so I'm not even picking a team. But face it, for many folks, Super Bowl Sunday = Party Food. If you are attending or hosting a Super Bowl Party, here are some quick [...]

14 11, 2014

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By |2014-11-14T11:20:14-05:00November 14th, 2014|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Omega-3 Fatty Acids

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 |2013-02-14T09:00:08-05:00February 14th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Heart Healthy Snacks

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 [...]