Wondering which foods you can add to your plate to protect your body's most important muscle?
Running is a fantastic exercise for boosting cardiovascular strength, but it's not the only way to keep your heart healthy. I'm not a big runner myself, but years ago, I had the opportunity to train with my friends over at Runner's World. Here, I learned that the food we eat is just as important as physical activity. Luckily, some of my favorite recipes (like this Wild Blueberry Peanut Butter Smoothie) make the heart-healthy list!
12 Foods That Will Protect Your Heart
Even runners need to eat the right foods to keep their tickers strong, so I compiled my favorite heart-healthy foods in this RunnersWorld.com post. (As if we needed another reason to love dark chocolate!) Find out more about the best heart-healthy fats and other ways to improve heart health! Want to eat more fish? Here's why eating seafood is beneficial for your heart. Also learn about the top vegetarian sources of omega-3s and how to have a healthy plant-based pregnancy. Also curious about plant sterols and stanols, and if cholesterol-lowering spreads work?
Plus, did you know potassium can help your blood pressure? Find out the best way to get potassium!
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Honey Lime Grilled Corn Salad
It's grilling season again! Serve up this colorful, ready-in-minutes salad at your next summer party. Looking for more reasons to fire up the grill? I've got lots more healthy and delicious summer recipes for you!
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