Category Archive: Heart Health

Avocado Salad

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  Toss avocado pieces into a spinach salad with salmon, tuna, or egg. You might also add cucumber and tomatoes. Sprinkle some olive oil. Easy to prepare, delicious and nutritious.   Advertisements

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

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  Grapefruit avocado salad is delicious. Try avocado with pink grapefruit, watermelon or cantaloupe (melon).

Health Benefits of Avocados

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1/15 It’s Easy Being Green They’ve been the darlings of social media, and they’ve been called “America’s new favorite fruit.” Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious,… Continue reading

Bigger Arms for Better Health and Longer Life?

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11/14 Arm Yourself When doctors kept track of 4,000 men between ages 60 and 79 to figure out their body composition, they found that along with slimmer waists, bigger arms seemed to predict… Continue reading

14 Best Foods to Fight Muscle Cramps

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1/16 Eat to Beat Them Muscle cramps happen when your muscles tense up and you can’t relax them. While painful, usually you can treat them yourself. Exercise, dehydration, and menstruation are common causes.… Continue reading

Raw or Cooked? How to Get the Most Out of Fruits and Veggies

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1/13 Biggest Bang for Your Produce Buck If you’re trying to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet, make sure you get the most out of them. How they’re prepared can make… Continue reading

Inexpensive, Healthy Foods

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1/15 Lentils Serving size: ½ cup cooked Cost per serving: Around 20 cents Calories: 115 They’re little, but they pack in protein — 9 grams per serving. They’re also low in fat, so… Continue reading

Go Row Indoor Technique Video – British Rowing

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British Rowing   “Indoor rowing is one of the best ways to get fit and keep fit” Alex Gregory, MBE, a two-time Olympic Gold medallist.   Note: Recovery should take twice as long as… Continue reading

Best and Worst Workouts according to Science

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1/16 Go for It: Pilates It’s a low-impact workout that focuses on your core — your hips, back, and abs. It uses your own body as resistance and taps into the mind-body connection.… Continue reading

Sunday Hiking and Walking – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 4 March 2018

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Autumn has arrived. The nights are cooler and the days are not so hot – ideal weather for hiking and other outdoor activities. We had a smaller group than usual. It must have… Continue reading

All About Mushrooms

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1/16 Lots to Love There are so many types of mushrooms — at least 14,000 — though only about half are OK to eat. But almost all the mushrooms we eat in the… Continue reading

The 7-Minute Workout

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If you’ve ever promised yourself that you would get back in shape just as soon as you could find the time, then the 7-Minute Workout may be for you. It’s a short, rapid-fire… Continue reading