AHA News: ‘Balance’ Is the Key Word in New Dietary Guidance for Heart Health | Health News

By American Heart Association News, HealthDay Reporter


TUESDAY, Nov. 2, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — The latest word on heart-healthy eating is “balance.” A new report encourages people to think of broad eating habits instead of narrowly focusing on single foods. Rather than one-size-fits-all rules, it leaves room for personal preferences.

“The emphasis is on dietary patterns, not specific foods or nutrients,” said Alice H. Lichtenstein, who led the writing committee for the American Heart Association scientific statement. “And it’s not just about what people shouldn’t be eating. The focus is really on what people should be eating,

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5 Tips for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

It’s the New Year, but you’re probably back to your same old work from home schedule—taking calls from your couch, working late hours, and even checking emails on the weekends. In the midst of this ongoing pandemic, our work life has substantially merged with our personal life so that there’s little separation between the two. “Many employers are piling greater responsibilities on their staff and promoting a culture of open communication outside of traditional work hours. And due to fear of losing their jobs, many individuals working from home feel obliged to meet these demands,” says Jeffrey Ditzell,

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