Heart Healthy Three Bean Mango Salad

Here is a heart healthy recipe to enjoy! Three Bean Mango Salad (adapted from dr.fuhrman.com) Serves: 6   Ingredients:   1 1/2 cups cooked cannellini beans or 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed (low sodium preferred )   1 1/2 cups cooked kidney beans or 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added or low sodium […]

What is a Heart-Healthy Diet?

By Carolyn Burris, MS, Nutrition of Forum Health Knoxville My hope is that I will encourage you to be your own best health advocate on what you should eat. One word I want you to consider while reading this article is indoctrination.   As I research and study the many recommendations… low carb, paleo, low […]

How Heart Disease Affects Women and Why Hormones Can Help

By Staff of Forum Health Akron Most people think of February and think of Valentine’s Day (except those of us in Northeast Ohio who think snow and cold!). In the medical community, we also think of the heart…but the actual organ. Cardiovascular disease is the NUMBER ONE killer of women, causing one out of three […]

Aging Doesn’t Have to Mean Getting Older

As women and men approach mid-life, many often wonder if hormone therapy is the best option for them. Countless studies have shown that traditional hormone therapy can increase the chances of various types of cancer and heart disease. However, many are now taking a natural approach to hormone balance with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. With […]

The Problem with Whole Grain Breads

In TIME magazine, there was an article bemoaning the fact that the “whole wheat” or “whole grains” bread that is being sold today may not be so wholesome as they would have you believe. Maybe we’re being duped, it says. This article has to do with labelling laws.   Companies can put various words on […]

5 Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Eating a healthy diet can help improve your cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease. Follow these tips for a heart-healthy diet.   Avoid unhealthy fats and cholesterol. When reading nutrition labels, pay attention to trans fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol content. Saturated fat should make up no […]

Too Good to Be True? Avoid These Hidden Sugar Traps

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills One of the main reasons that sugar is creating such a health concern in the United States is that it is everywhere. Even foods that many people perceive as healthy, such as packaged fruits and vegetables, are often glazed with sugar to add a bit more sweetness to […]

High Fructose Corn Syrup and Your Health

By Staff of Forum Health Rochester Hills Increasing evidence points to a connection between a common processed food ingredient and the rise in chronic diseases.  Anyone concerned with living a healthy lifestyle and following an anti-aging therapy program should avoid consuming this substance. This ingredient is artificial sugar, including high fructose corn syrup. Increased consumption of this […]