Navigation Links
Resolve to Eat More Apples for American Heart Month
Date:1/18/2017

Floundering on New Year’s resolutions? Need an excuse to get back on track? February is American Heart Month and the perfect time for a reset. The U.S. Apple Association agrees and recommends starting each day with apples, a habit proven by multiple studies to combat many of the factors that contribute to heart disease.

The U.S. Apple Association – which represents apple growers and producers nationwide – developed a new, heart healthy Apple Smoothie Bowl recipe to celebrate American Heart Month.

“People who regularly eat apples and apple products are more likely to have lower blood pressure, trimmer waistlines and reduced levels of oxidized LDL – the bad cholesterol,” said Korenna Wilson, Director, Consumer Health, USApple. “This year marks the first time the U.S. life expectancy has dropped in decades. There’s a renewed urgency to prevent heart disease, and incorporating apples into a regular diet is just one small step we can all take now.”

“An Apple Smoothie Bowl, a new spin on the traditional morning power drink, is not only heart healthy, it’s filling and packed with energy. This recipe stars apples, bananas, granola and kale, but the fruit and vegetable combinations are endless,” Wilson added.

“Apple Smoothie Bowls”
Developed by the Seaside Baker on behalf of USApple
Makes 1 large smoothie or two small smoothie bowls

Ingredients

  •     1/2 small apple, cut in quarters-seeds and stem removed
  •     3/4 cup chopped kale, ribs and thick stems removed
  •     1/2 banana
  •     1/2 cup apple juice
  •     1/2 cup ice
  •     Granola
  •     Sliced apple and other fruit for garnish

Prep

  •     Combine first 5 ingredients in a high powered blender and blend until smooth.
  •     Pour into bowls and top with granola and sliced fruit.
  •     Enjoy immediately.

Seeking more apple inspiration for American Heart Month? Visit USApple.org for a bounty of heart healthy recipes and details on essential apple health research.

About USApple
U.S. Apple Association is the national trade association representing all segments of the apple industry. Members include 40 state and regional associations representing the 7,500 apple growers throughout the country, as well as more than 400 individual firms involved in the apple business. More information on the organization is available at USApple.org.

# #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/01/prweb13982305.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Omnicare, Inc. Agreed to a $124 Million Settlement to Resolve Whistleblower Claims Concerning an Alleged Swapping Scam Involving Below Cost Discounts and Medicare and Me
2. Actos Lawsuit Settlement: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. to Pay As Much As $2.4 Billion to Resolve Claims Alleging Actos Causes Bladder Cancer
3. AHCC Successfully Led Effort to Resolve 7th Character Issue with CMS
4. Article on Commitment to Weight Loss Highlights the Resolve Needed to Pursue Serious Solutions, Notes Dr. Michael Feiz
5. 3-D Medical Modeling Resolves to Improve Patient Outcomes
6. CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
7. Drink Apples, U.S. Apple Association Suggests
8. 5 Reasons to Make Apples Your Valentine This Year
9. Strong Heart, Healthy Body: Three New Studies Highlight Apples’ Multiple Benefits
10. If Your School Needs Money, Eating Apples Can Help!
11. U.S. Apple Association’s “Apples for Education” Fundraising Campaign Gives $17,800 to School Causes Nationwide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... While it’s often important to take certain medications during the night, finding them ... a solution. , She developed a prototype for MOTION LIGHT-UP PILL BOX to provide ... need to turn on a light when taking medication during the night, allowing the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... PurhealthRX , a leading Health and Nutrition Company, is announcing the ... spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize the rapidly growing CBD market by reducing the amount ... into liquid products, while reducing costs to end users. , The team of researchers ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes in the delivery ... as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple Rehab participated with ... Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual Aid Plan (LTC-MAP). ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together ... equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was ... of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented ... the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is ... events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... 25, 2017   Montrium , an industry ... today—from the IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection ... that EastHORN Clinical Services has selected eTMF ... TMF management. EastHORN, a leading European contract research ... increase transparency to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced that ... successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated with ... Amanda in Essex, England commented, ... hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, with ... cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this has ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... R.I. , Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... the fields of bioinformatics and immune engineering, ... a protective avian influenza A (H7N9) vaccine. ... distantly related to seasonal influenza and presents ... rely on prior exposure to be effective. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: