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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]