Katherine D. McManus: If you are at a buffet, scan the table before you enter the line. Choose small servings of the foods you want, but try not to return for seconds. | Image courtesy: health.harvard.edu
Dr. Eric Berg: Potassium gives you energy. It charges the cells - that voltage powers your cell and allows things to go in and out of cells. | Image courtesy: drberg.com
According to Dr. Eric Berg, potassium is the most difficult electrolyte to get from your diet. He discusses the importance of potassium and why your heart, your fluid, your energy, your nutrients in and out of the cell is dependent on the sodium and potassium pump.
Joanna Soh: "Eat whole and real food. Aim for more plant based food and keep it colourful. Make food your medicine. It is not about eating less, it is about eating right. Enjoy everything in moderation."
Joanna Soh: Pre and Post workout snacks are the meals you eat right before and after working out. These meals are crucial and can help in improving your performance and results -- to lose fat and build lean muscle, increase strength and be healthy.
You'll learn why they are important and also get some quick and easy ideas of pre and post workout snacks you can make.
How Jennifer Got Over Her Sugar Addiction: "I was depressed, had extreme anxiety, inflammation in my joints, you name it I had it, I was starting to get blurred vision which was worrying as it’s a sign of early onset of diabetes."
"I was a complete mess but I was still so addicted to sugar. The low carb diet stopped me from craving the sugar. Months went by and the weight was falling off me."
Joanna Soh: This site is a combination of fun and motivating workouts (fitness), nutritional advice and simple+delicious recipes (food) and not forgetting her commitment to spiritual growth in bringing the best out of you (faith). | Image courtesy: joannasoh.com
Naturally Savvy: Their mission is to help consumers make informed decisions about food, nutrition, and health. They strive to raise awareness about unhealthy ingredients in foods, and other products, by identifying products of exceptional quality that are made with natural, organic, GMO-free ingredients and with your health in mind. | Image courtesy: naturallysavvy.com
HealthNut Nutrition: Living a balanced lifestyle philosophy has really made a difference in Nikole Goncalves' life and she hopes that by sharing her lifestyle with others, she can encourage them to make a change in their life for the positive. | Image courtesy: healthnutnutriton.ca
Afterall, a heart-healthy diet combined with regular, physical activity is your greatest defense against heart disease. At Oregon Heart Center, cardiologists diagnose and treat various cardiovascular conditions, including heart disease.
Whether you’re looking to prevent heart disease or have suffered from cardiovascular disease, knowing what foods to include in your diet can improve your health.