Heart Health in a Nutshell: What Walnuts Can Do for You


By Janet Bond Brill Ph.D. R.D., LDN, [Interview with Janet Bond Brill]
Author of Prevent a Second Heart Attack: 8 Foods, 8 Weeks to Reverse Heart Disease

Walnuts are an ancient plant food that has sustained humans since the dawn of civilization. They are key to heart health because they are a top source of ALA (alpha-linolenic acid). ALA is the omega-3 fatty acid derived from plants which our bodies need in addition to the other omega-3 that comes from salmon and other fish. Studies show that people who eat an ALA-rich diet are less likely to suffer a fatal heart attack.

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Ordinary Ingredients, Extraordinary Meals

[article first appeared in the Canadian Jewish News]

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Leah Schapira, author of Fresh & Easy Kosher Cooking (Artscroll), has an energetic passion for creating scrumptious, uncomplicated dishes for the kosher cook, using ordinary ingredients to create extraordinary meals. You’ll find more than 170 creative recipes for every day or for special occasions that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. There are fabulous, full-colour photos throughout the cookbook that will inspire the reader to stop reading and get in the kitchen to start cooking!

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