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  • 51. Quick-Weight-Loss or Fad Diets The American Heart Association's nutrition experts recommend adopting healthy eating habits permanently, rather than impatiently pursuing crash diets in hopes of losing unwanted pounds in a few days. Learn more now.
  • 52. What's that you're drinking? The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.
  • 53. Glycemic Index and Diabetes The American Heart Association explains that avoiding spikes in blood sugar by watching carbohydrates in your diet is important for patients with diabetes, but it?s important to remember that not all carbohydrates work the same way. Learn more about the glycemix index and diabetes.
  • 54. The Dish: Making the Change to a Heart-Healthy Life This issue of The Dish from the American Heart Association features guest columnist David Hagedorn, a chef and food columnist for The Washington Post. David shares how a heart attack changed his life, especially his diet.
  • 55. Cereales fantásticos: ˇhaga que sean integrales! Great whole grain foods to add to a heart healthy diet
  • 56. About Fruits and Vegetables The American Heart Association explains that fresh, filling and heart-healthy, fruits and vegetables are an important part of your overall healthy eating plan. Learn more!
  • 57. The Greatness of Whole Grains The American Heart Association explains the benefitis of eating whole grains.
  • 58. Mediterranean-style diet details Juntos Editorial Consultant Lucas Restrepo, M.D., Ph. D., explains the traditional Mediterranean diet. ?Lately, the so-called Mediterranean style diet has received a lot of attention because of its potential cardiovascular health benefits. A Mediterranean diet consists of eating salads and fruits twice per day, nuts servings every day, sofrito (see below) and drinking wine in moderation. White meat is used instead of red meat, while fish is served three times per week.?
  • 59. Heart-Healthy Recipes Brochure Recipes for a Heart Healthy Diet from the American Heart Association
  • 60. Prepared Foods & Mixes without Trans Fat The American Heart Association offers these resources of Prepared Foods & Mixes without Trans Fat for restaurant professionals.


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