Seasonal, Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Deck the halls, but don’t ditch your diet! Stay heart-healthy with seasonal, healthy foods.

For many, the holidays are the most wonderful — and least heart-healthy — time of the year.
Grandma’s fudge is a sentimental favorite, and the neighbor’s cake balls are a decadent habit. Indulging a little won’t hurt — but planning ahead will make for merry meals that are healthy too.


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Dietitians Julia Zumpano, RD, LD and  Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, both of Cleveland Clinic’s Section of Preventive Cardiology &

Family in Kitchen

Parents, Take Heed: Your Kids Copy Your Heart Health Habits

 If you eat poorly and exercise rarely, it’s highly likely that your kids will adopt at least some of these bad habits, endangering their hearts.

That’s the finding from new research involving nearly 1,500 children, aged 8 to 16, and 1,020 of their adult caregivers.

The study, to be presented Tuesday at a meeting of the American Heart Association in Phoenix,

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Heart Healthy Recipe: Mediterranean Couscous Salad with Chickpeas

This is a simple, delicious dish that works for both lunch and dinner!


1 3/4 cups water

1 cup whole-wheat couscous

2 medium cucumbers

1 1/2 cups green or purple grapes

3 green onions

15.5 oz. canned, low-sodium chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans)

1/3 cup chopped,