When you take care of your personal health, you are giving yourself and all your loved ones a tremendous gift! And what better day to celebrate and begin improving your heart health than on the holiday most associated with our most vital organ?
This Valentine’s Day, consider gifting yourself by incorporating one or more of these heart healthy products into your lifestyle. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute making positive lifestyle changes, including following a healthy diet, can prevent or reduce your chance of coronary heart disease and heart attacks. With a healthy diet, physical activity, healthy weight maintenance and a good stress management plan, you’ll dramatically reduce your risks and enjoy an improved quality of life.
Iberia Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Made from hand-selected and harvested olives processed in Spain and provides the rich aroma and flavor of quality, Spanish olives. Olive oil has been linked to heart health and longevity and eating about two tablespoons of olive oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease due to the monosaturated fat in olive oil.
So…drizzle this healthy, great tasting olive oil on your salad, pasta, fish, meat, and more for a delicious taste!
Available at select retailers including Walmart. Visit www.IberiaFoods.com for more information.
Carrington Farms Flax. Full of fiber and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, a little sprinkling of flaxseed can go a long way for your heart.
Top your yogurts, cereals or smoothies with Carrington flaxseed or use it when baking muffins and breads to create the ultimate heart-healthy breakfast.
Visit http://carringtonfarms.com/ for more information.
IMUSA Chef Citrus Juicer. Drinking fresh squeezed orange juice provides many healthy benefits, as oranges are rich in vitamins, minerals and incredibly beneficial for cardiovascular health. So, use the IMUSA Chef Citrus Juicer to squeeze yourself a fresh, delicious cup of OJ with breakfast.
This juicer will be the main squeeze in your kitchen – and its sleek, contemporary design provides an easy to use one lever operation when making juice.
Available at Bed Bath & Beyond and other home product retailers (ARV $24.99)
Usana BiOmega. Fish oil supplement are easy to take every day, especially when you don’t feel like you’re getting enough fish in your diet. What makes BiOmega exceptional is that it has all the benefits of fish oil in a convenient gel capsule and is essentially free of harmful contaminants like mercury because of its double distillation process.
It also contains concentrated doses of DHA, a beneficial fat that supports memory and learning. And BiOmega contains an additional dose of vitamin D, a nutrient found deficient in the average diet. BiOmega is also formulated with lemon oil to kill the fishy aftertaste found in other fish oil supplements.
For more information or to purchase, visit http://shop.usana.com/
T-fal Balanced Living Wok with Steamer. Cooking with a wok and steamer is a healthy alternative to using a traditional frying pan. The T-fal Balanced Living Wok with Steamer is easy to use and perfect for serving up well balanced meals to your family.
Create fun and healthy stir-fry & steamed dishes the whole family can enjoy. Available at Macys.com and other home appliance retailers (ARV $139.99)
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