Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Life Arts

Healthier Heart

By       Message Kenneth Briggs       (Page 1 of 2 pages)     Permalink    (# of views)   No comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags
Group(s): , Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 3805
- Advertisement -

Living With Heart Disease

Lose weight for a healthier heart

Excess weight or obesity can significantly increase your risk of heart disease.

1] Watch out for portion size. It’s not just what you eat, but how much.

- Advertisement -

2] Choose fewer high-fat foods.

3] Be careful of low-fat foods. They aren’t always low in calories.

4] Be physically active

- Advertisement -

Cut Fat with Creative Substitutions

1] Use applesauce or -prune juice for half of the called for butter, shortening or oil in your recipe

2] When seasoning salt is called for, use herb-only seasonings, such as garlic powder, celery seed, or onion flakes. Or use finely chopped garlic, celery, or onions.

3] If a recipe calls for dry breadcrumbs, use rolled oats or crushed bran cerial.

A Heart-Friendly Vitamin

Some studies show that folic acid might help protect your heart. Here are some tips to make sure you’re gettng the right amount :

- Advertisement -

1] Take a daily vitamin that has folic acid in it.

2] Eat a serving of breakfast cereal that contains 100%of the daily amount you require each day.

3] Eat a healthy diet that contains lots of fruits and vegetables and other foods that have folic acid in them or added to them such as broccoli, asparagus, bananas, oranges, peas ,nuts, spaghetti and bread.

Next Page  1  |  2

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

An OEN Editor. Born-03/20/1934, BA Pol. Sci.-U of Washington-1956, MBA-Seattle U-1970, Boeing-Program Control-1957-1971, State of Oregon-Mental Health Division-Deputy Admistrator-1971-1979, llinois Association of Community MH (more...)
 

Kenneth Briggs Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Native Americans: They Were Seen as Savages

Doctors plan to use balance billing

Hopi Indian Nation

The Bush Legacy Propaganda

NAMI - The Nations Voice on Mental Illness