Well its February, love and romance is in the air. Everywhere you look, there are secret plans, dinners, flowers and not to mention almost everything shaped like a heart! While all this is nice and can make that special someone feel loved, what says I love you more than giving your own heart. Not just emotionally speaking, but physically, but making sure you are as strong and healthy as possible so you can continue to share in the romance year-after-year.
There are a number of factors that affect the heart such as exercise, alcohol, tobacco, weight and stress, but diet is a big factor. Staying true to our roots we are going to focus on diet and what you can do to take care of your heart.
High cholesterol and high blood pressure are two conditions that open the door for heart disease. By adjusting your diet, you can improve your cholesterol and blood pressure levels tremendously. Let’s talk about fats.
The Facts on Fats:
Foods to Eat:
Foods to Avoid:
Easy Tips to Take Care of Your Heart:
Tanya is a classically trained, Red Seal Chef, and former restauranteur and caterer, with additional studies in Holistic Nutrition and business. Having food as her foundation she continues to build on her interests and knowledge base in the study of the body, mind and brain connection. She now spends her time as a Mom of twins, researcher and writer, while continuing to participate digitally in the culinary world with her company, Artisan Food Co.