Heart Healthy Lunch
Everyday is the perfect day to have a heart healthy diet! This is how we live our lives and you too can have a heart healthy diet everyday. It is easier than you might think.
Today is another wonderful day in the Ali home with lots of great food to eat!
And a great heart healthy lunch for the beautiful boys to take to school. Yep, that is what you think it is…peanut butter and apple sandwiches!!!!! Yum!!! Of course, the peanut butter is an all natural one with no added preservatives or added sugar. Let’s take a look at these components to get an understanding of why this is part of a heart healthy diet.
Apples for Your Heart Healthy Diet
Apples are definitely still, as they have been for many years, one of the best foods to keep a person healthy. The combination of fiber, pectin and all of the phyto-nutrients a whole apple contains is the key to all the natural benefits, including being part of a heart healthy diet.
Peanuts for your Heart Healthy Diet
Most people wouldn’t think of eating peanuts, or a healthy peanut butter, as part of a heart healthy diet, but it should be. Here are the reasons why: Peanuts are a healthy fat, we all need fats, so choose healthy fats. Numerous studies have shown that peanuts are one of the healthiest sources of fats we can consume. The fat content of the peanuts helps to lower LDL’s, the bad cholesterol, increases the HDL’s, the “good cholesterol”, and lowers triglycerides too. Peanuts supply mono-unsaturated fatty acids, MUFA’s, and a diet high in MUFA’s can help prevent coronary artery disease. Peanuts can also help reduce your risk of a stroke, again, because the MUFA’s help prevent coronary artery disease, but also because peanuts contain high levels of Resveratrol, an anti-oxidant. Resveratrol also helps prevent damage to the systemic arteries from high cholesterol. And another heart healthy benefit of Resveratrol from peanuts is reduction in the vascular system from angiotensin, a hormone that increases blood pressure, which is damaging to the heart.
Put it All Together for Your Heart Healthy
Now, think about all those heart healthy benefits from the apple and the peanuts! And, really, this is an absolutely super lunch to keep your heart healthy diet.
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