Avocados: Beyond the Toast!

By  Charlene Bazarian Avocados are having their time in the spotlight!  It is no wonder, as this super fruit is a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins and is also an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids.   They boast more potassium than bananas, are full of antioxidants, and are loaded with fiber.  While the… Read More »

Having ‘one or two alcoholic drinks’ a day may prevent heart disease, scientists say

Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may help protect the heart by dampening stress-related signals in the brain, research suggests. S scientists found that when compared to being teetotal or indulging in excessive levels of alcohol, moderate drinking – equivalent to one drink for women and two for men per day – is associated with a… Read More »