Lovin’ heart-healthy food – Rappahannock Record

Lovin’ heart-healthy food – Rappahannock Record

Eat a variety of foods including dark green, red and orange vegetables; fruit; whole grains like breads, cereals and rice; beans; nuts; seeds; unsalted nuts; fish; shellfish; poultry without skin; lower fat milk and low-fat yogurt.

Eat a balanced diet and limit high-fat, high-calorie, sugary and salty foods to two or fewer times per week.

From left are (front row) Kay Olson, Lorri Amidon, Lottie Brown and Nina Bhat; (next row) Ellen Hollows, Ann Garbak and Edie Dodge.

by Kay Olson, Cooks Squad

A simple red heart has long been the symbol of love and Valentine’s Day. But new concerns over the rise in heart disease have made the heart check symbol an effortless way to spot heart-healthy foods in the grocery store.

“That was one of the priorities in what we chose for our Valentine’s Day Heart Healthy Take-Out Meal,” said Nina Bhat of the Cooks Squad and liaison with Mid-County Volunteer Rescue Squad (MCVRS). “Vegetables have long been known as a healthy food choice, but we want to emphasize they can also be a tasty and delicious meal.”

Cooks Squad will offer a Valentine’s meal-in-a-bag featuring….

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Kerri Waldron

My name is Kerri Waldron and I am an avid healthy lifestyle participant who lives by proper nutrition and keeping active. One of the things I love best is to get to where I am going by walking every chance I get. If you want to feel great with renewed energy, you have to practice good nutrition and stay active.

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