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Love Your Heart: Heart-Healthy Eating Tips
Love is in the air with Valentine's Day right around the corner. February is Heart Month and here are a few ways to keep your ticker strong!
What does it mean to eat right for heart health?
- Avoid too much saturated fat and trans fat
- Eat more soluble fiber
- Eat soy protein
- Eat antioxidants
- Eat omega-3 fats
I did a TV segment on The Daily Buzz yesterday showing viewers a few heart healthy foods to look for. Watch the clip!
Barramundi is easy to bake, broil, sautee, or grill and they have some great recipes on their website www.thebetterfish.com. Each 5 oz portion has only 137 calories, 2.5 grams of fat, and no saturated fat.
Australis Aquaculture has won awards for their sustainable practices which makes this fish also very environmentally friendly to eat. Barramundi is listed in the "best choice" of seafood guides!
Silk uses soybeans that have not been genetically modified and they beans are harvested whole which helps to maintain key nutrients and flavor. Silk also has responsible sourcing of it's soybeans from an environmental perspective. You can learn more at www.silksoymilk.com