Category Archives: Heart Health

Ginger-Steamed Fish with Troy’s Hana-Style Sauce


Delicious, healthy ginger recipes to spice up your menu. Dishes seasoned with ginger are simply irresistible. Whether in its peppery fresh form or as spicy ground powder, this root of the ginger plant may have several therapeutic properties, such as soothing the stomach and stimulating appetite. Try adding fresh ginger to your weekly stir-fry or chopped crystallized ginger to a batch of muffins or granola. Ginger-Steamed Fish with Troy’s Hana-Style Sauce INGREDIENTS FISH 6 5-ounce portions striped bass, halibut or […]

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Meaty Portobello Chili with Cold-Oven Sweet Potato Fries (Vegan, Paleo)


Mushrooms have a number of health benefits please continue reading to learn a few. Mushroom health facts One of your 5 a day Mushrooms are a natural  source of vitamins and minerals and an 80g serving (around four large closed cup mushrooms) counts as one of your 5 a day Skin and bones Mushrooms are a natural source of B vitamins and minerals, including B5 which works in the body to help release energy from the food we eat Mushrooms […]

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Roasted Rutabaga and Parsnip Soup with Kale and Coconut Bacon


Some of the healthy things Kale can do for your body: One cup of kale has only 36 calories and zero grams of fat, which makes it a great diet aid.Kale is a superstar in the arena of carotenoids and flavonoids, two powerful antioxidants that protect our cells from free radicals that cause oxidative stress.Not only do kale’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities work together to prevent and even combat cancer, a healthy diet of kale also provides glucosinolates, which have […]

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Prevention of Heart Attacks


Strict changes in diet and lifestyle can not only prevent heart attacks, but can reverse the clogging of the arteries, according to a small but pioneering study. The study showed that a vegetarian diet, moderate exercise and an hour a day of yoga and meditation could produce a reversal of atherosclerosis, a blockage of the arteries that can lead to a heart attack, in men and women who were strict in following the daily regimen. Experts say this is the […]

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Changing How You Eat


As you may know, not fueling up with the right  nutrients can affect how well your body performs and your overall fitness benefits. Even though  healthy eating is important, there are myths that hinder your performance if you listen to them. Below, you’ll find some myth busters on healthy eating. 1.Working out on an empty stomach. If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to tell you something. Without listening to them, you are forcing your body […]

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Fast Facts On Potatoes


Throughout America, potatoes are the most popular vegetable, even being ahead of other well known vegetables such as lettuce and onions. You can cook potatoes in a variety of ways, and they are included in one out of three meals eaten by almost all Americans. When they are prepared in a healthy way, a potato can be an excellent source of energy and also pack a nutritional punch. Like oranges, potatoes are very high in vitamin C. The fact is, one medium potato contains 45% of […]

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5 Easy Ways to Lower Blood Pressure Using 1 Great Fruit


Have you had your lycopene today? If you ate a green salad with fresh chopped tomatoes, then you not only got a healthy dose of this powerful antioxidant, but you have also taken significant action toward lowering your blood pressure. A recent double-blind study conducted in Israel has confirmed what hearth-healthy Italians have enjoyed for centuries – tomatoes (and tomato sauce) lower blood pressure and the risk of heart disease. The Israeli study was led up by Dr. Esther Paran, […]

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Sweet Potato and Pesto Club


Sweet potatoes, also commonly labeled as yams, are an excellent and inexpensive staple to have on hand. These deep orange-fleshed nutritional powerhouses add several important components to the diet. Their health and weight management benefits far exceed the nutritional value found in ordinary white and yellow fleshed potatoes. Sweet potatoes contain almost twice as much fiber as other types of potatoes. They contain a large amount of vitamin B6. This vitamin is crucial in breaking down a substance called homocysteine, […]

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Heart Health..Do you know all you need too know?


Although some factors which affect the heart cannot be changed or avoided, there are several things that can be done to improve or retain the health of the heart: Eat a health diet that contains plenty of fruits and vegetables, fiber and omega 3 fatty acids. Fruits and vegetables provide antioxidants that protect cells from damaging free radicals and necessary vitamins and minerals that help the body perform optimally. Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains provide fiber which not only helps to reduce […]

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