Think your eating habits only affect your waistline? Think again: Irregular eating patterns and skipping breakfast can increase your risk for many heart conditions, according to a January 2017 study published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. In fact, participants who skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of heart attack and a 15 percent higher risk of stroke than those who ate breakfast. Try these breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes that'll keep your tastebuds, waistline, and heart happy.More
This berry smoothie helps your body combat inflammation without sacrificing taste. Packed with heart-healthy blueberries (a January 2013 study found that eating 1.5 cups of blueberries each week may reduce heart attack risk by as much as 34 percent!), blackberries, and walnuts, it's a delicious and nutritious way to start your day.
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