Outsmarting Your Family History

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If your family tree is full of broken hearts, you may worry that there’s a space for you on the next rickety branch.

After all, one to five percent of people younger than 65 who have a heart attack are more likely to have inherited a susceptibility to heart disease.

In fact, researchers believe at least two dozen gene regions are involved in cardiovascular disease.

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Outsmarting Your Family History

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Casserole Chic

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You’ve probably never used the words “casserole” and “chic in the same sentence before.

Instead, the dish that can often be made entirely of canned goods brings to mind words like “practical”, “old-fashioned” and “tasteless.”

But today’s casseroles have come a long way.

Now, fresh vegetables replace canned and fresh herbs and spices take the place of canned soup to help create a nutritious and mouthwatering dish.

 

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Casserole Chic

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Eight Steps to a Heart-Healthier Diet (Part 1: Steps One to Four)

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 Step One: Fill your plate with fruits and vegetables.

Step Two: Make more of your grains whole.
Step Three: Nosh on nuts.
Step Four: Slash sodium.

Enjoy spaghetti with red sauce and a glass of wine? Bean burritos? Grilled fish? Zucchini, spinach, or any other vegetable sautéed in olive oil and garlic?

Then heart-healthy eating is for you.

Check out this article that out lines these simple steps anyone can do!

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 Eight Steps to a Heart-Healthier Diet (Part 1: Steps One to Four)

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