Whilst most of us are aware that the health of our heart is an important factor in feeling great on the bike, cardiovascular disease is a growing concern in the UK.
Small changes in diet and exercise can go a long way in helping to keep your heart healthy and eating more fruits and vegetables is the perfect place to start. Typically, the suggestion is to include a variety of shapes, sizes, colours and flavours when it comes to selecting those we include as not only does this have a positive impact visually and therefore mentally, but it also ensures you are getting the variety of nutrients that you need.
A healthy diet and regular exercise should help keep your heart healthy – but there is an extra ingredient believed to give you that extra boost. Researchers believe Montmorency tart cherries may provide a number of cardiovascular benefits due to the intensity of anthocyanins inside these ruby-red fruits. In fact, recent studies indicate that Montmorency tart cherries may help lower cholesterol levels, reduce inflammation and even help reduce belly fat!
With a busy schedule it’s not always easy to make sure you’re getting all the nutrients you need in your meals – especially breakfast where you’re busy preparing for the day. That’s where our overnight oats recipe comes in. You can knock up a batch on a Sunday evening, and then enjoy a tasty wholesome breakfast every day. Here’s how…