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Heart Healthy Meals

Discussion in 'Food Talk' started by SteelRain, Jan 5, 2010.

  1. Jan 5, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    SteelRain

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    Ok..so My Doc told me that my Blood pressure is too high (189/104). I'm needing Heart Healthy meal ideas. I know the usual fish, chicken blah blah, just would like some good meal ideas from all you health nuts. No more of the 4 patty burgers with cheese, guacamole and bacon..:(
     
  2. Jan 5, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    I hear ya man. Though my BP is fine....My ass isnt.....Wifey is makeing me eat shit that grows from the ground....:(
     
  3. Jan 5, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    no high bp but high cholesterol and triglycerides. the shits up and down for me runs in the family. oat meal and cherios are good
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:06 AM
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    Thanks for the info. I actually really like the Boca brand burgers with steak sauce. I tried the Morningstar Buffalo Chicken bites and loved em..just can't find them anymore.
     
  5. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    Like Veggies in stuff?? I like eating that stuff...so as long as it has a side of 20 oz. Ribeye steak with it.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    A lot of food tastes like the spices you put on it...they key is to find spices that taste good to you that aren't bad for you. Salt makes everything taste good but is obviously a no-no. There's many others that will give you good flavor to whatever you're eating and won't hurt you (like Oregano, or red peppers)
     
  7. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    Hummis on saltines
     
  8. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    I love Hummus on whole wheat pita. What about Sea salt. I heard that it's better than Iodized salt.
     
  9. Jan 6, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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  10. Jan 6, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    zaxbys chicken,it tastes so good its gotta be good for you.
     
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    Sea salt and iodized salt are equal. One isn't healthier than the other.
     
  13. Jan 6, 2010 at 10:51 AM
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    This is a good point... You can make a lot of different types of meals with the right spices.

    For fish or chicken, sprinkle with some chili powder, cayanne pepper, and squeeze on fresh lime juice.

    Grill your chicken... I like to use a stovetop cast iron grill for stuff like that... and of course there is always the outdoor grill.
     
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    Totally forgot about hot sauce... good one!
     
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    You'll notice when your energy is sapped and you have to eat a half pound of peanuts and a bowl of kidney beans just to equal the energy the protein in a moderate serving of red meat will yeild.

    Vegetarianism is not the answer to eating healthy.
     
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    i think the japanese eat the best. i actually feel satisfied when leaving a japanese restaruant
     
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    If I had to choose one type of food to eat for the rest of my life, it would be sushi. Nutritious and delicious! Not counting sumo wrestlers, how many fat Japanese people have you seen. I rest my case.
     
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    minus sumo wrestlers and japanese americans . a big ol zero
     
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    Mmmm... Sushi!
     
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    The Japanese eat a ton of seafood (lean protein,) soy products (also high in protein) and they always balance it out with vegetables. Their culture and locality doesn't support very much fatty meats.
     
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