Love Your Heart with Food (+ Recipes)

February is heart health month!  Stroke, high blood pressure, and cardiac arrest are a few diseases related to the heart and are life-threatening. A heart-healthy diet can help prevent and manage these kinds of diseases. Other benefits of a heart-healthy diet are; reduction of low-density lipoprotein (the “bad” cholesterol), increase of high-density lipoprotein (the “good” […]

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Treat Yourself

These heart-healthy recipes are a breeze to make and don’t require any cooking. By making your own treats, you can adjust the ingredients and swap saturated fats for beneficial unsaturated fats. Chocolate makes life a little sweeter, so share with someone you love! Dark Chocolate Cherry No-Bake Bites These bite-sized snacks are easy to make […]

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A Closer Look At Collagen

Collagen is the most abundantly found protein in the body and makes up bones, muscles, skin, and tendons.  Collagen acts almost as a “glue” to provide structure and durability to the joints and skin. As we age, collagen becomes depleted, which leads to signs of aging, such as joint pain and wrinkles. But before you […]

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Juicing: Is It Worth The Squeeze?

What’s the squeeze with juicing? Depending on your concoction, a minimally processed juice made up of mostly vegetables and some fruit can be a great way to hydrate and add key micronutrients into your normal diet.  Note the term above: minimally processed…this may be some pretty vague terminology, but what I’m getting at is that […]

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