Earlier this week, the American Heart Association released the 80/20 rule regarding how to avoid heart disease. It discerns that 20% of your risk for cardiovascular disease is based on genetics, while 80% is based upon your lifestyle choices.
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While my clients initially come to me for exercise programs and fitness-related advice, I always get asked this question after the first couple of training sessions: What should I eat for breakfast? It's a good one.
Ah February, the month of hearts and chocolate. If you are going to indulge or give your sweetheart chocolates for Valentine’s Day, stick to dark chocolate. Dark chocolate has more benefits for your heart.
Research shows that dark chocolate can help maintain cardiovascular health, provide antioxidant benefits and alleviate stress.
Among other nutrients, heart healthy bioflavanoids (aka flavanoids) are found in dark chocolate and red wine. Romantic right? A perfect combination for Valentine’s Day.
As with anything in life quality matters.
If you've kept up with the workings of the food industry this past week, then you're likely to have heard that Whole Foods, the most popular chain of organic grocery stores in the United States, is dropping Chobani yogurt products from its offerings.
A quick reminder to be careful of false advertising for food. While we are all trying to eat healthier and make better choices, food companies are trying to figure out how to maintain or even boost sales. They'll throw on extra ads like "X Vitamins and Minerals" or "Protein Bars" or "Only 100 calories!"...