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Hospital food: the best reason to keep your heart healthy and avoid hospitalization

Hospital food: the best reason to keep your heart healthy and avoid hospitalization | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

Hospital administrator: "We are tired of hospital food being the butt of everyone's jokes..."

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My favourite recipe for heart-healthy Watermelon, Feta & Black Olive Salad

My favourite recipe for heart-healthy Watermelon, Feta & Black Olive Salad | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

Watermelon in a side salad? Try this unique and ice cold summertime treat tonight.

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Eggs: good or bad for your heart?

Eggs: good or bad for your heart? | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it
The biggest heart risk from eating eggs may be those gobs of high saturated-fat butter and bacon - not cholesterol.
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Is your doctor telling you to “meditate, eat veggies, walk, quit smoking?” If not, why not?

Is your doctor telling you to “meditate, eat veggies, walk, quit smoking?” If not, why not? | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

Dr. Dean Ornish has long advocated preventing - and even reversing - heart disease without drugs or surgery through lifestyle changes like a low fat diet, smoking cessation, aerobic exercise and stress management.

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How to stare down that plate of chocolate chip cookies

How to stare down that plate of chocolate chip cookies | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

According to Dr. David Kessler's amazing little book called The End of Overeating:   "As the research reported in this book demonstrates, foods rich in sugar, fat and salt promote continued intake, pushing us to keep on eating. The food industry dials sugar, fat and salt into just about everything it sells, makes food available on every corner through widening distribution networks, and uses marketing to persuade us that eating anytime, day or night, is a socially acceptable form of entertainment.”

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Visit HEART SISTERS today!

Visit HEART SISTERS today! | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

Please visit HEART SISTERS - written from the unique perspective of Carolyn Thomas, a Mayo Clinic-trained heart attack survivor and women's health advocate. Find out what 485,000 readers from 133 countries already know!

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Mediterranean Diet: it’s all Greek to me

Mediterranean Diet: it’s all Greek to me | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it
People who eat the traditional food of Greece live longer and have the lowest rates of heart disease in the world.
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Should you eat that bacon?

Should you eat that bacon? | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

Bacon has been called the "gateway drug" that can entice mostly-vegetarians like me over to the dark side of meat-eating. But can there be anything good at all about eating bacon? This useful flowchart will help you decide...

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How eating simple carbs raises heart risks for women – but not for men

How eating simple carbs raises heart risks for women – but not for men | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

Italian researchers: "High consumption of carbohydrates from high-glycemic index foods, rather than the overall quantity or calorie count of carbohydrates consumed, appears to double the risk of coronary artery disease in women."

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Do you know why you should eat fish twice a week?

Do you know why you should eat fish twice a week? | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it

The scientific evidence for the heart-healthy benefits of eating fish (like salmon) that's rich in omega-3 fatty acids is stronger than for taking omega-3 supplements.

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Hospital food lacks proper nutrition

Hospital food lacks proper nutrition | Women and Heart Disease 5 | Scoop.it
Hospital food is often criticized for being unappetizing, but dietitians say the processed meals also lack proper nutrition for recovering patients.
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