Tag Archives: heart

December 22

A Tomato a Day Keeps the Heart Doctor Away

From Everyday Health By T. Jared Bunch, MD Published Dec 19, 2014 Most people have heard the advice, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” This bit of advice is over a century old. The first version recorded was in the 1866 edition of Notes and Queries which states, “Eat an apple on going […]

March 01

Maintaining a Healthy Heart

by Sharon Palmer, RD While American Heart Month – or February – has passed us by, it’s important to maintain heart-healthy habits into March and the remainder of the year.  Heart disease is a serious matter and deserves a little extra recognition; it is a leading cause of death among both men and women in […]

February 14

5 Super Simple Ways to Make Your Heart Healthier & Happier

By: Corinne Dobbas, MS, RD Sometimes you don’t fully realize how you should be taking care of yourself. Yet, you know you should. You’ve heard the words hundreds of times, but it hasn’t resonated. It’s like you’re a child being told by your parents to clean your room. You know you should do it—I mean, […]

July 30

Say “No” to Fad Diets & “Yes” to Eating your Veggies

By Sharon Palmer, RD “Eat your vegetables.” It turns out Mom was justified when she said this to you when you were a child.  While we’ve always known that eating a well-rounded diet, one that emphasizes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean sources of protein, and heart-healthy fat, is good for us, fad diets are […]

August 01

Heart Healthy Summer Eating

By Sharon Palmer, RD   Don’t let summer bog you down with high-fat, high-sodium cooking.  Celebrate the flavors of summer with a light, heart-healthy eating style by including more tomato products in your favorite summer dishes.       Tomato products can protect your heart in a number of ways:     Tomato products arsenal of […]