Blog Archive for Tag: minerals

Heart Health Tip: Cook Your Own Beans (Recipe)

December 15th, 2015

  Beans of all kinds are a heart-healthy addition to your diet. They’re loaded with protein, dietary fiber, minerals and vitamins—all beneficial to the heart and entire body. They’re so healthy, in fact, that the British Journal of Nutrition said that beans “have acquired the status of staple food for ...

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Why Cilantro Is So Good for You

February 26th, 2015

Fresh herbs are a delicious, nutritious boost to any meal. One of my favorites? Cilantro. Cilantro, also known as coriander, is a tasty herb that is also incredibly healthy. Just look at fresh cilantro: it’s green and leafy, much like other well-known health foods like spinach, kale and collard greens. ...

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¿Por qué es el cilantro tan bueno para ti?

February 26th, 2015

Las hierbas frescas son deliciosas—un refuerzo nutricional para cualquier comida. ¿Uno de mis favoritos? El cilantro. El cilantro, también conocido como culantro, es una hierba de rico sabor que también es increíblemente sana. Sólo observa un cilantro fresco: es verde y lleno de hojas, parecido a muchos otros alimentos saludables ...

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Condiments: 5 Healthy Swaps to Cut Fat, Sugar and Salt

July 31st, 2014

By Susan Bowerman, MS, RD, CSSD, FAND Did you know that you can wreck an otherwise healthy meal by adding just a tablespoon of your favorite condiment? These additions may seem harmless, but many condiments are loaded with sugar, unhealthy fats or salt. But don’t worry. You won’t have to eat ...

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