Heart Health & Diabetes: Enhancing Wellness with Grains

Enjoying a heart-healthy diet is a key strategy for optimizing well-being while living with and managing diabetes. Grain foods are foundational staples in building heart-healthy eating patterns and offer a myriad of benefits, particularly for diabetics. 1. Fiber Forward: Grain foods contain dietary fiber, which plays a crucial role in promoting metabolic health. Research suggests […]

Heart Health & Grains

Did you know that the World Health Organization states cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally? Did you also know a 2015 study found that eating a healthy diet containing whole grains can reduce the risk of heart disease by one-third? Whole grains aid in having, and keeping, a healthy heart due to […]

Q&A: Whole Grains and Heart Health

Whole Grains and Heart Health

How do whole grains contribute to heart health? Whole grain foods contain fiber, a nutrient that’s important for keeping the heart healthy. Fiber works as a magnet for pulling cholesterol out of the body. High cholesterol levels, especially the LDL “bad” cholesterol, is a marker for heart disease risk. If you can keep your LDL […]

Just the Facts: Whole Grains and Heart Health

Whole Grains and Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Genetics play a role in determining one’s heart disease risk, and there’s little you can do about that. However, you have much more control over certain lifestyle factors, such as following a heart healthy diet, being physically active, and not smoking. Over the […]

Enriquezca su salud con granos enteros

Enriquezca su salud con granos enteros

Una de cada cuatro muertes estadounidenses es causado por enfermedades cardiovasculares. Aprenda más sobre cómo comer más granos enteros pueden mejorar la salud del corazón.

Top 5 Nutritional Tips to Decrease Your Risk of a Heart Attack

Huffington Post, 3/1/15 Naturopathic doctor, John Dempster, provides five nutrition tips to help decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. He leverages the recent recommendation not to consider dietary cholesterol as a nutrient that contributes to heart disease by the DGAC to outline other nutritional tips that government has been “wrong” about, including the avoidance of […]