Choose the Best Diet for Your Peripheral Arterial Disease

Any dietary therapy for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) should reduce your intake of the types of fats associated with progression of cardiovascular disease. Ideally, these therapies would also reduce inflammation in the blood vessel wall and in your entire body. Assessing what can be achieved with diet therapy is important because it is part of … Read More

Recipe: Light Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potatoes are known for being an excellent source of vitamin A, but one cup also contains 37 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C. Together, vitamin A and vitamin C provide a powerful defense against damaging free radicals in order to keep our immune system strong. Tips to Keep Colds Away Ingredients … Read More

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Recipe: Low-Fat Pumpkin Pie

Orange-colored fruits and vegetables, including pumpkin, are an excellent source of beta carotene. In our bodies, beta carotene is either converted to vitamin A or into an antioxidant. Vitamin A helps support a healthy immune system and healthy vision. As an antioxidant it will neutralize damaging free radicals. No need to feel too guilty about … Read More