Thursday, February 27, 2014

Smart Snacking and a Happy, Healthy Heart

You may know that February is American Heart Month. Here’s a lesser-known fact: smart snacking can be healthy for your heart. Smart snack choices between meals help keep your metabolism going and help you eat less at mealtimes, enabling you to more effectively manage your weight. This is important news for Americans since heart disease is our number one killer, and about 70% of of our population is overweight or obese. 

Although Heart Month is drawing to a close, there are some important year-round considerations when it comes to heart-healthy snacking, so learn your A, B, Cs—and Ds and Es, too! Click here for my Smart Snacking blog post on where you'll learn which snacks to choose to keep your heart healthy and your waistline trim.