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Potassium or Palpitations: Pick Your Poison

By Margaret Ruth Olson A happy heart runs off of a balance of electrolytes including the essential enzyme potassium. A potassium deficiency can result not only in temporary heart palpitations, but also in long term heart abnormalities such as hypertension and congestive heart failure. Though the average adult has the opportunity to consume electrolytes in [...]

 

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The Skinny on Oils

Contributed by Margaret Ruth Olson Trying to wiggle into your skinny jeans? Drinking a couple of teaspoons of olive oil in your morning coffee may be the trick. Despite its bad reputation for packing on the pounds, oil (the good kind), if consumed properly, can help lower cholesterol, fight inflammation, protect the nervous system and [...]

 

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What to Eat for: Good Date, Bad Date, Heart Break

 
 

When it comes to the heart, food plays a major role. LOVE:  Food can be very sexy. Hot melted chocolate that fills your mouth decadent warmth then slowly drips down the back of your throat… Sweet whipped cream licked off your fingertips… HEARTBREAK:  Food can be very comforting. After a bad date or a heart-ripping [...]

 

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A Super-Simple Valentine’s Meal to Make His Heart Melt

contributed by Alana Littler This Valentine’s Day, make your man’s heart melt with a meal that will have him hooked on you faster than you can introduce him as your new flame. These two simple recipes are so delicious, he’ll think you’ve been simmering and slaving all day.  1 meal, 2 pots, hey…he may even [...]