Archives for October 2019

Marla Ahlgrimm: Do It For Your Heart

Marla AhlgrimmContrary to popular belief, heart disease is not a man-only affliction. According to Marla Ahlgrimm, women are also at risk of illness and death due to the condition. But, many instances of heart disease may be prevented, and there are a few things women can do to reduce their risk. Ahlgrimm answers a few common questions about this below.

Q: Is it true that a heart-healthy diet is completely void of salt?

Marla Ahlgrimm: In the world we live in, it is almost impossible to avoid salt in some form. However, choose foods that have low sodium content and you may lessen your risk of hypertension and heart disease. You’ll also want to watch the amount of trans fat and sugar that you consume. A good rule of thumb is to avoid any foods that come from a box or that have been cured with salt. Anything with a long shelf life likely contains tons of added sodium. It’s best to stick with fresh foods and season with spices that don’t have extra salt.

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Marla Ahlgrimm | Easy Ways To Improve Your Health

Marla AhlgrimmIn part four in a multi-channel series of health tips, Marla Ahlgrimm explains the benefits of tinted light and why you should never overcook your meat.

Watch the grill.

Everybody loves a freshly grilled steak. Marla Ahlgrimm says that meat can safely be added to a diet, and provides lots of nutrients and protein. However, while a few grill marks might be desirable, burnt meat may actually release carcinogenic compounds so watch the heat.

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