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6 foods for heart health

6 foods for heart health

February is Heart Month. This year there is a lot of focus on learning CPR, but lifestyle changes that prevent heart disease are still emphasized by most public health organizations. The idea that specific foods and nutrients will prevent heart disease have been around since 

Chocolate under attack

Chocolate under attack

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, chocolate is under attack. The hysteria started when Consumer Reports published test results for some dark chocolate bars. Cadmium levels in some of those bars were judged to be too high. Should you care about this? Cadmiun 101 Before 

Prime time for chocolate

Prime time for chocolate

It’s February, and thanks to Valentine’s Day, it’s prime time for chocolate. But even without an official holiday, there’s something about winter that screams “chocolate!” Perhaps because it brightens the mood during the dark days of winter. Or the rich and complex flavor goes with