From specific conditions to overall health and wellness, diet is becoming a part of nearly every health-related conversation — What should we eat? What should we avoid eating? What foods are paramount for a healthy life? For our hearts in particular, the food factor is especially important. While medication remains a primary treatment for high … Continue reading Is soy good for your heart?
This time of year warmer weather brings our taste buds a variety of in-season produce to liven up our plates. As we all look to squeeze more out of our budgets, one of the best kept secrets for fresh produce at reasonable prices is your local farmer’s market. Unsure where your nearest farmer’s market is? Try … Continue reading Smart Shopping at the Farmer’s Market
I guess I’ll be shopping for more fish based on the recent news story about a Spanish medical study published on the New England Journal of Medicine’s website. The study reveals that the “Mediterranean diet” is superior to low-fat diet in lowering risk of heart disease. Many considered the study to be a landmark. “Heart disease experts said … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet, Here I Come