Seafood is recommended for most people wanting to maintain or improve their heart health. The American Heart Association and Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend eating at least two servings a week for a healthy heart. Take a peek at our articles about seafood and heart health to find out more about your heart and start showing your ticker a little love!
Smart Snacking Strategies for Little Athletes
By: Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN
The shrill blare of a ref’s whistle, the “crack” of a baseball bat or the “ping” of a tennis racket – ah, the sounds of spring! Kid’s activities are great fun and you love the exercise they get, so keeping them energized is important. Try these tips to give your child that energy boost they need to perform to their max.
Creative Combos - Complex carbs break down slowly, and when combined with protein, offer an outstanding energy-sustaining snack!
Spring Cleaning – Does your diet need a little attention too?
There are certain times during the year that we tend to take stock and do a little “clean up” of some part of our lives. Spring is a great time to take a look at how we are eating and do a little “spring cleaning”. Magazine covers are plastered with fresh salads, light meals and beautiful table settings, farmers markets are opening back up and longer daylight hours mean more time to get outside and enjoy some warmer weather. With that extra energy and time, it’s the perfect time to make some small changes to your meals.
Dreaming of a Heart Healthy New Year
Make this year’s New Year’s Resolution something that will last a lifetime! Resolutions are hard to keep. In fact, for most of us, good intentioned resolutions have fallen by the wayside a few weeks into the year. But knowing that heart disease remains one of the top health issues in America, maybe this year is a good year to focus on making a few healthy changes – just for your heart!
Here are ten ideas to helping you live a more heart healthy lifestyle in 2016!
Entertaining with style and simplicity
The joy of spending time with family and friends over the holidays is something most of us look forward to. That joy can easily be eclipsed by stress that so often comes along with the holiday! Here are some ways to simplify entertaining - so you can really enjoy them with your family and friends this holiday season!
Grocery Shopping Tricks and Tips
Getting back in the swing of things with kids activities, school schedules and work can make every day and weekly tasks seem even more tedious than normal. Grocery shopping is no exception!
Try these tips to get through the grocery store quickly, save money and have everything you need to make quick and easy meals at home!
Surprising Ways to Enjoy Seafood
Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy seafood. It’s light, quick and easy to prepare and packed with nutrients.
In addition to being delicious, seafood is a great source of high-quality protein, is typically low in fat, low in saturated fat and a natural source of heart healthy Omega – 3s. You get a lot of bang for your buck out of seafood! It is loaded with B Vitamins, potassium, magnesium, and selenium but doesn’t load you down with calories.