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11 Ways to Make Our Diet More Heart Healthy

The heart is an amazing muscle. The average heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood each day. February is National Heart Month – a great reminder that we need to protect those magnificent hearts of ours as much as possible. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States for both men and women. It includes coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, hypertension, atri…

A Heart Healthy Recipe with Olive Your Heart®

This holiday season, many of us will be spending time with family and friends, and that includes meals. Many dishes on the holiday table can be salty or contain high amounts of unhealthy fats. While these types of homemade foods make us feel loved, we can show our love by preparing delicious healthy dishes whenever we can. As an example, you can show a little heart with this heart healthy recipe,…

Bless Your Heart... With Fish Oil!

I can’t think of a single food or supplement that is more important for heart health than omega-3s from fish. That is saying a lot – considering my 34 (and counting) years working in nutrition education. But I stand by my statement. Fish oils are the most important supplement you can take to support a healthy heart.How do the omega-3s EPA and DHA love your heart? Let me count the ways.Keeping the…