Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Day 20 - Got Heart Health Covered

With today's breakast, I have my South Beach, heart-health, and the "flat-belly" diets covered!  And it isn't even lunch time yet.

  • Avocado:  Avocados are good source of heart-healthy fats. Avocados are excellent source of oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that helps to reduce cholesterol. Not only that, avocados are rich with potassium that controls the blood pressure. Avocados also raise the amount of HDL (High-density lipoprotein) in the body.

  • Read more: http://healthmad.com/conditions-and-diseases/10-best-foods-for-your-heart-2/#ixzz12nqYKSZY

    Breakfast - can of salmon, almonds, and guacamole (300)
    Lunch - salad greens, grilled chicken, light dressing (300)
    Snack Buddy - V8, peanut butter, celery (250), Halloween candy (150)
    Dinner - a stew made of  left over roast chicken, Swiss chard, tomato paste, olive oil, onion, bell pepper with a bit of pecorino cheese on top(400?)

    For a days total of 1300 calories. Craig and the boys had the sauce served with whole wheat noodles, slice of whole wheat toast, and a a smoothie made with acai berries, green apple, and a jar of tropical fruit.


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