Tag Archives: american heart association

Calcium Supplementation and Heart Health

  Hello “How About Them Apples?” readers! This is guest blogger, Aly Peer. Nadine has asked me to write this special blog post. A little background before we begin: I completed my under graduate degree in nutrition and dietetics at The … Continue reading

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Your Heart is in Your Hands

February is heart disease awareness month. We started off with “Go Red for Women” on the first day of the month reminding us that heart disease and not breast cancer is the number 1 cause of death for women in … Continue reading

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Family dinners for a healthy heart.

Family dinners for a healthy heart by Karen Ansel, MS RD Ages: Toddler, Preschooler, Gradeschooler, Teen Topics: Heart Health, Meal Planning     Want your family to have healthy hearts? Start with the family dinner table. “Not only do most adults consume too much sodium, most kids … Continue reading

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Introducing…”The Salty Six”

It’s been a while since we’ve had a proper villain in the food world… Sure we’ve been hating on Trans Fats, and Saturated Fats for some time; we’ve been having an on-again off-again relationships with eggs and butter– we even … Continue reading

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