Low Impact Exercises That Get Your Heart Pumping

8 Ways to Work the Core and Raise Your Heart Rate   If you’re looking for low impact, whole body moves that get your heart rate up, the following exercises are great choices. You’ll work on balance and core strength and get your heart rate up—all without straining the joints.   Front Kick Plank This exercise requires quite[…]

Coffee and Heart Disease

In the past, coffee was generally regarded as being detrimental to heart health. Coffee was said to increase blood pressure, increase cholesterol levels, and increase the risk of heart attack and cardiac arrhythmias. However, more recent and more careful studies have suggested that coffee probably does not increase the risk of heart disease; and in some cases may[…]

Balsamic Chicken with Apple, Lentil and Spinach Salad

Heart Healthy Recipe   This dish is full of flavor (and heart-healthy fiber) thanks to the balanced combination of tart balsamic chicken and a lightly sweet and crunchy salad made with celery, green apple and lemon juice.   Ingredients   3 tbsp. olive oil boneless, skinless chicken breasts Kosher salt and pepper 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 scallions[…]

Healthiest Types of Salt for Your Diet

Salt is now available in a variety of colors and textures said to improve your cooking experience. There are also claims suggesting that some salts are healthier than others. The growing popularity of differing salts, like Pink Himalayan, has inflated the costs because these claims are believed.   Somehow, a different color and texture are[…]