Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. and eating right plays a major role in keeping it at bay. Liz Krieger, in this post from Bazaar, gives the lowdown on how to prevent heart disease and the do’s and don’ts of a heart-healthy diet: When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": ... Continue Reading
Eggs, Meat and Cheese: Heart Healthy Foods?
Research shows that a major risk factor in developing heart disease is not actually a diet high in saturated fat (SFA) and cholesterol, but is more accurately described as a diet high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) from industrial vegetable oils, low in healthy saturated fats, and lacking in much needed fat-soluble nutrients. The latter diet is associated with increased ... Continue Reading