An Avocado Heart

An Avocado Heart Avocado facts: Avocado is a great source of carotine, a nutrient that helps the body turn dietary fats into energy It's a phytochemical rich food which may lower your risk for heart disease and cancer Avocados are a monounsaturated fat, helpful in creating a healthy cell environment and lowering LDL cholesterol levels INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon finely chopped Serrano chile (seeds optional) 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro Salt Fresh lime juice 2 medium, ripe avocados, pitted 1 to 2 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco 1 tablespoon finely diced fresh tomatillo (from about ½ tomatillo) 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion DIRECTIONS 1. In the bowl of a mortar, combine the red onion with the Serrano chile, cilantro and 1 teaspoon of salt. Add 2 teaspoons of lime juice and grind the mixture with a pestle until combined. 2. Using a spoon, remove the flesh from the avocados and add to the mortar. Mash the avocado slightly and gently blend the guacamole together. Season to taste with salt and additional...
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3 reasons why you want to focus on Strength Training

If you already are doing some form of cardio - walking, running, swimming, biking, dancing - add the element of Strength Training for these 3 simple reasons: Improve your Heart Health - studies show that strength training is just as important as cardio for your heart.  Getting lean through a combination of nutrition, cardio & strength will put less overall strain on your heart. Lower your cholesterol - a study by the British Journal of Sports Medicine concludes that you may lower overall cholesterol up to 10% and LDL levels up to 14% with consistent strength training. Reduce body fat - tighten up that mid section & fit back into your jeans! Let's see a master in action...... Lance Armstrong.  I love this guy!!  Watch the YouTube Video Ok, I can't just give you 3, lol.  Here a few more reasons to hit the weights...... REV UP your Metabolism Increase your Energy Protect your joints Reduce your chance of injury Make your day to day activities easier You can easily make...
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