Welcome to the Heart Health edition of the Carnival of Healthy Living. The Carnival of Healthy Living is a collection of recent blog posts on fitness, nutrition and health.
If you’re heart isn’t healthy it’s going to impact how the rest of your body works. That’s why the entire month of February is slated to put focus on the importance of heart health. I’ll share some information about this important topic along with some great articles from around the web in our favorite healthy living categories.
Diet & Nutrition
A low fat, whole foods diet (fruits, vegetable, grains) is important for a healthy heart. Limit saturated fats (from animal products), trans fat, added sugars, and sodium.
Experience of a Super Mommy shares the health benefits of asparagus. I love to roast fresh asparagus!
Not moving is one of the biggest risk factors for heart disease. Exercise can improve heart health and even sometimes reverse heart disease. A strong heart doesn’t have to work as hard to pump blood through the body. Check with your physician before beginning a new exercise program.
Kap Lifestyle shares why you should Stop Doing Cardio. Don’t worry, she doesn’t mean entirely.
Did you know our hearts are not on the left side? They’re dead in the center of our chest which is why CPR compressions are done there. The left side of the heart is larger and takes more room so our left lungs are smaller than the right.
A Girl and a Golden is ready to get fit and shares in And so it begins. Keep it up!
Learn six guidelines for developing a weight loss plan at My-Fast-Weight-Loss-Tips.
Hero Health Room shares nine natural ways to avoid colds. I wish I could have avoided the one I had last week!
Learn why Overcoming Depression is not easy at Athlete at Heart.
Thanks for reading the carnival. A big thank you to all of this week’s participants!