I usually tell people to make nutritional changes over time as they feel comfortable, but when it comes to cardiovascular disease, that's not good enough. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and high triglycerides can have severe, and even fatal, consequences. Fortunately, making serious changes to your lifestyle and diet — specifically, eliminating bad fats, cholesterol, refined carbs and salt — right away can improve your heart health and help you live a longer life.
An apple a day really may keep the doctor away! Get your fill of this heart-smart fruit. Try these 6 delicious recipes.