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The Heart Rules & National Almond Day….

By February 16, 2011 No Comments

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.

Follow this link to the WebMD Portion Size Plate for a comprehensive guide to portion control!

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. November 26, 2008.

Today’s recipe is a salute to National Almond Day and Heart Health Month! Try this tasty snack to fight the mid-afternoon snack attack!

Herb Roasted Almonds

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Have a great day! See you at Rollin’ Oats!