Get Nutty! It’s National Almond Day!
Keeping in line with American Heart Health Month, Almonds are a protein packed, heart healthy snack. Eating snacks full of protein & healthy fats, will keep your body satisfied and promote our next heart health rule.
Rule 2: Control Your Weight & Maintain a Healthy Body Mass Index
- No matter how healthy your diet, you can sabotage your heart health by eating super-sized portions.
Sources- Ambrose, Elaine & Tryba, Lynn. “The Five Golden Rules of Heart Health – No Matter Your Age”. Taste For Life. February 2011: 24-27.
Zelman, MPH, RD, LD, Kathleen M. http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthtool-portion-size-plate. November 26, 2008.