February is American Heart Month. It's a time to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke, the number one killer in the United States, so you and the people you love don't become a statistic. This month is particularly personal for me, as my mom has heart disease. She had quadruple bypass surgery one year ago this month. If you...
10 Tips for Being Heart Healthy
1. Lose that extra weight. Lightening up and shedding a few pounds will make it easier for your heart and on you!
2. Watch out for fat. Learn to be “fat-savvy." You want to eat little to no cholesterol, saturated, and trans fat. Choose lean meats and low-fat or non-fat dairy to help cut these numbers down.
Save money and calories by making your own Oatmeal blend, with high-fiber apples and raisins. Every successful dieter knows the key to weight loss is a healthy breakfast. Oatmeal is also known to lower cholesterol!
Wake up to fluffy, homemade blueberry pancakes, without any of the dieter's guilt. Made with whole grains, nutrition-packed blueberries and low-fat buttermilk, mornings will taste a little brighter when you start your days with these soon-to-be favorites.