Your heart is a blood-pumping machine that helps you get up and go every day. Of course, you need to refuel in order to keep you heart and your body going, but not any type of fuel will do.
It’s important to maintain a healthy diet with foods that will be good for your heart. These foods will help you keep your ticker in shape and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, which kills over 600,000 people in the United States each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some heart healthy foods that you can focus on, plus a few foods that you should avoid.
Now that fall is here, pumpkin season is officially in session. However, a constant diet of pumpkin pies and pumpkin spice lattes might not be the best thing for a healthy diet. That doesn’t mean that you can’t get your fill of delicious pumpkin-based goodies this year. Here are three healthy pumpkin recipes that you can try out at home.
The sun is bright and the kids are at home, so it’s about that time to fire up the grill. A good cookout is a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of heavy food. Fortunately, there are ways that you can make your summer cookout into a healthier affair. Here are some healthy grilling tips for the summer.
Valentine’s Day may have come and went, but chocolate can make for a delicious treat all year round. However, chocolate treats can be an unhealthy addition to your diet if the type and proportion are not monitored carefully. Here are some tips about including chocolate in a healthy diet.
Got milk? Thanks to lactose intolerance, not everybody can have it. There are more than 3 million lactose intolerance case per year in the United States, making lactose intolerance a big deal for many people around the country.
While the term “vegan” was first coined back in 1944 by English animal rights advocate Donald Watson, interest in the lifestyle has really grown in the past five years. More businesses are becoming vegan-friendly, allowing people to explore new options when it comes to food and other products.
So exactly what does it mean to be vegan? Here’s a quick guide on how it works.
Gluten-free diets have become more popular over the past few years. For some people, gluten-free isn’t a dieting choice as much as it is a need. Over 3 million people suffer from celiac disease, pushing them away from gluten. Here’s a quick rundown of how celiac disease and gluten sensitivity can impact your diet.
Planning for the holidays can be stressful, but preparing food for guests with allergies doesn’t have to be an issue. A little bit of research and planning can help you make your holiday party go off without a hitch, as well as any unwanted allergic reactions.
You don’t need fast food to keep your kids happy. There are plenty of tasty, healthy options that you can serve your children, which will help keep them in shape and prevent childhood obesity. Here are some healthy dishes that your kids will love.
You don’t need alcohol to have a party. Whether you’re planning a big shindig or a small gathering with friends, non-alcoholic drinks are great to have around as an option for people who don’t drink. These drinks are just as tasty, and can be healthier, than your typical adult beverage.
It’s easy to make your own mocktails without sacrificing on quality during Alcohol Awareness Month. Follow these simple rules and you’ll make everyone at the party excited to try these options in no time!
Since you’re making non-alcoholic beverages, cutting liquor from your cocktails is pretty obvious. However, an alcohol-free beverage does more than just provide an option for people abstaining from typical adult beverages; it also helps you cut calories.
One 1.5 oz. serving of vodka has over 60 calories alone while an average beer contains over 150 calories per bottle, so just imagine what a couple of drinks could add up to!