Secrets Of Healthy Grilling

Spring is knocking on our door. Time to break out the grill for those beloved, backyard gastro-pleasure outings. But wait. Charring animal flesh with open flames—while quite tasty—is not entirely healthy. Heterocyclic amines (HCA) and polycyclic hydrocarbons (PAH) are carcinogens created from the great American pastime of backyard grilling. Click this link to learn how to make grilling a bit more healthful.

https://blog.nasm.org/nutrition/get-fired-healthier-grilling-practices

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Muddling Through The Nutrition Mire

With so much information swirling about regarding the “proper” nutrition, it is often difficult to know what guidance to follow and what guidance to ignore. My advice: stop listening to Gym Bro at your fitness center about more protein and low carbs. Instead, visit this website for some sound information.

https://health.gov/news/dietary-guidelines-digital-press-kit/2016/01/top-10-things-you-need-to-know/

Healthy Eating: Reducing Blood Pressure

Many health conditions can be mitigated with our nutrition choices. Most of us know to avoid sodium (salt) if our blood pressure is high. However, instead of repeating what we should avoid eating, here are several things to consider eating if we are hypertensive … with our doctor’s blessing, of course.

baked salmon fillet

baked salmon fillet

http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/foods-everyone-with-high-blood-pressure-should-eat.html/?a=viewall

Heart-Healthy Eating

“Heart-healthy eating involves consuming vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, lean meats, poultry, eggs, nuts, seeds, soy products, legumes, and vegetable oils (except coconut and palm oils). Also, it limits sodium, saturated and trans fats, added sugars, and alcohol.” Visit this link for more guidance.

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http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/heart-healthy-lifestyle-changes/heart-healthy-eating