5 Heart Disease Risk Factors That Are Within Your Control

Some risk factors for heart disease — such as advancing age, or a family history — are beyond your control. Others are completely up to you. Managing these controllable risk factors can go a long way toward reducing your risk of developing heart disease.

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Have a Passion for Pumpkin? Try These Healthy, Nutritious Recipes

If you’re like many of us, this time of year brings on a passion for pumpkin. Part nostalgia, part fad, the craze for pumpkin just seems to grow every year. But instead of buying a processed food — which may or may not have real pumpkin as an ingredient — why not try to create your own seasonal treat at home?

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Whole-Grain Mexican Pilaf (Recipe)

Like the taste of salsa but want to have it with something more substantial than chips? Try mixing it in with these great grains as a side dish. The tomatoes in the salsa are a great source of vitamin C and beta carotene.