Blog Monthly Archives: February 2015

So we know that fiber and omega-3s make our hearts sing with healthful glee, but what foods out there make our hearts unhappy? A broken heart isn’t just a metaphor for unrequited romance: heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in the United States, for both men and women. Unhealthy hearts account for about 600,00 deaths every year: that is, heart disease is responsible for one out of every four American deaths. Mindful eating—along with an active … Read More

Foods Your Heart Loves

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day and all things sweetheart, we thought it would be a good idea to be sweet to our hearts, and focus on the foods that make our actual hearts sing with happiness. So, in no particular order, I present to you the top ten heart healthy foods. Move over, heart-shaped box of chocolates. Hello, lox-and-avocado wrap! 1. Salmon With loads of omega-3 fatty acids—a type of unsaturated fat—fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, tuna, and herring … Read More