Exercise and Heart Health: Every Little Bit Counts By Maureen Williams, ND
Not all of us are cut out to be marathon runners or super athletes, but everyone can get some amount of physical activity.
A new meta-analysis of the research on exercise and cardiac risk, which found that people who are physically active but don't meet the current minimum recommendation of 2.5 hours per week still have a lower risk of heart disease than people who don't exercise at all. Plus, the more you exercise, the more you benefit.
For a Healthy Heart, Don't Skip Breakfast! By By Jane Hart, MD
Results showed that people who skipped breakfast had a larger waist size and higher cholesterol.
Prior research suggests that breakfast eaters may be healthier than people who skip breakfast, and now a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests a nutritious breakfast may be especially good for your heart.
Brush Your Teeth for Heart Health By Jane Hart, MD
Risk of a cardiovascular event such as a heart attack went up 70% in people who brush their teeth less than twice a day.
It comes as a surprise to many that mouth health may also be important for your heart. A new study found that the risk of having a heart attack went up 70% in people who brush their teeth less than twice a day.
Eat Whole Grains for Heart Health Benefits By Jane Hart, MD
As many as 42% of adults eat no whole grains or less than one serving per day
New research connects eating more whole grain foods with decreased risk of heart attack, death from heart disease, and other cardiovascular issues. Those who ate at least 2.5 servings per day of whole grain foods had a 21% lower risk of a cardiovascular event.
In a mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in the water. Add flours and mix for 5 minutes on slow speed with a dough hook. Let rise for one hour.
To make the bread:
In a bowl, dissolve the package of yeast in lukewarm water. Add the sponge, apple cider, egg, and salt. Mix the dough 6 to 8 minutes on medium speed until fully developed.
Add the walnuts, cranberries and orange zest and mix on slow speed until fully incorporated. Let the dough rise to double in volume, then punch it down and divide the dough into two even pieces.
Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C).
Form each piece of dough into a greased pound cake pan. Let the dough rise to its maximum volume, about double in size. Place the loaves in the oven and bake until golden brown and a good crust is formed; approximately 25 minutes. Remove from the pan and let cool on a rack.
Calories from Fat 48 (28%)
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
To make sure you always receive your email from us, please add firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book. That way you’ll never miss out on the latest products and promotions. Thanks! If you can’t see the images in this message, click here.
This message comes from an unattended mailbox. Please do not “Reply” to this message. Click here to contact customer service. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Some offers are limited. Heart Health Sale discounts applicable to qualifying sale products
only. See site for further details and expiration dates where applicable. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this message was sent; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the site.
*Shipping: Shipping and handling charges are a flat rate of $5.95 for Standard Shipping method orders and free for orders over $49 within the continental 48 U.S. only, excluding Hawaii, Alaska, Virgin Islands & Puerto Rico. Some heavier/larger items include an additional handling fee and are indicated by the blue truck icon along with specific handling charges stated on the item's detailed information page and at checkout.
*The products and the claims made about specific products on or through this email and our website have not been evaluated by LuckyVitamin.com or the United States Food and Drug Administration and are not approved to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional or any information contained on or in any product label or packaging. You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem or for prescription of any
medication or other treatment. You should consult with a health care professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, before taking any medication, or if you have or suspect you might have a health problem.