Heart health Tag

Who knew there were more reasons to love Valentine's Day than just chocolates and flowers? Plenty of studies have found that being around loved ones (including your pets!) helps keep your heart healthy. So snuggle up to your significant other and have a read of...

  Linda Worrall-Carter  is the founder of Her Heart and a cardiac nurse who spent 15 years in research and looking after human hearts and her story starts with the inspiration of her mother. Linda comes from a long line of caregivers and nurses – her mother was...

While contemplating what I wanted to share with you this time of year, I was thinking about how our experience of the festive season seems to come in waves. First we see it: the Christmas trees and twinkling lights filling the shopping centres (sometimes far...

Serve up a meatless meal of Sweet Potato and Spinach Quesadillas tonight. You'll get an immune boost from the beta carotene in the sweet potatoes, and 20 percent of your daily iron needs are met with this veggie quesadilla. Plus this quesadilla contains more calcium...

Most health nuts like me have their own muesli or granola recipe. This is mine. I like to eat regularly throughout the day to keep my metabolism working well, and trust me I am not a happy lady when I get hangry (angry-hungry). Rest assured when...

I have been encouraged by many to write a blog for some time and often wondered why anyone would be interested in what I had to say. After many years of nursing cardiac patients, teaching nursing, and then moving on to carrying out 15 years...

Adapted from The Private Chef of Beverly Hills Ingredients Serves 6 Panna Cotta 1 ¼ cups / 300 ml milk (your choice, I used almond), divided 1 scant tablespoon OR 1 envelope OR 3 ½ sheets unflavored gelatin (I used Great Lakes) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ⅓ cup / 4 oz...

Here’s the perfect recipe if you feel like adding a boost of flavour and a touch of warmth to your meals. A purely delicious and healthy sweet chilli sauce that you can make in about 5 minutes. The sauce adds a little punch to tomato...

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