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Tomatoes are enjoyed on salads, pastas and sauces – buy you may be unaware of their health benefits. Get the full nutrition facts and buyer’s guide.
Instead of using heavy mayonnaise and white potatoes, opt for fat-free sour cream and sweet potatoes, which are a great source of potassium, dietary fiber and many vitamins. With the added diced apples, this salad is the perfect balance of hearty, crunchy and sweet.
Check out Pritikin’s food of the month for June – the strawberry – and all of its benefits and uses.
Crunchy and nutritious, fava beans are the Pritikin Longevity Center’s food of the month.
Many people ask: “Why bother with diet? I can lower my cholesterol with pills alone.” Sure, drugs like statins can reduce cholesterol. But following a heart-healthy diet, or adding heart-healthy eating to your statin regimen, may lower your cholesterol even more, research has found. Plus, a heart-healthy lifestyle can help clean up virtually all modifiable risk factors for heart disease, not just high cholesterol.
When paired with tomato and basil, spaghetti squash is a darn good replacement for spaghetti. Think of it as faux-pasta.
Get the Cinco de Mayo party started with these delicious and healthy recipes. These Cinco de Mayo foods will be the hit of your event.
It’s shocking how much salt (sodium-chloride) is packed into soups. At Panera, a cup of Garden Vegetable Soup has 750 milligrams of sodium. That’s half what the American Heart Association says we should have for the entire day. A can of Campbell’s “Healthy Request” Chicken Noodle Soup has 820 milligrams of sodium. Healthy? Not even close. And these salt licks are not outliers. They’re typical in America.