Wine and Heart Health

Today is National Drink Wine Day. Drinking wine has often been reported to have cardioprotective effects – meaning it helps prevent heart disease. The question is, what is the science behind that and does it hold up? The question began with something called the French Paradox, which has been seen in some other European countries …

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Go Red for Women

Today is National Wear Red Day, part of American Heart Month and the Go Red for Women Campaign. The purpose is to raise awareness of cardiac disease risk factors and prevention, especially in women. More women die from cardiovascular disease in the United States than all kinds of cancer combined. I think heart disease is …

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I think I’ve waxed poetic about the beauty of leftovers before. But I feel like it bears repeating. There are so many great things about leftovers. 1) Delicious lunches that take little time to put together. As you put food away after dinner, portion it into containers so it is ready to grab for lunch …

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