Category Archives: angioplasty

NoSaltNoFatNoSugar.com achieves all-time high view total in January

More people are finding us and hearing our message. January was a record month, in fact, for views of our site. NoSaltNoFatNoSugar.com had 6,174 views in January from 3,243 visitors. Continue reading

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Let’s talk heart attacks for a minute…just a minute

The WebMD list has 16 triggers, as if the AARP list isn’t worrisome enough, that starts with lack of sleep and moves on to migraines (also on the AARP list), cold weather, air pollution and strong emotions! Continue reading

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My Diet is Better than Yours: episode update and review

It does bring up a good point though — each of our bodies is unique and what works for one person often does not work for another. Continue reading

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2015 — a setback year in my battle against fat and sugar

I gained 14 pounds over the course of the year, but six pounds of that came in December thanks to a trip to the place of my birth, New York City, where I ate all the foods I grew up loving — all high in fat, sugar, salt and calories. Continue reading

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Another knock on processed meats, this one from WHO

Processed meats, such as hot dogs and cold cuts, are full of sodium and other things that have led me and many others to avoid them in recent years. I’m always amused by Subway calling its sandwiches healthy when they’re … Continue reading

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Rice bread — a nice low-salt alternative if you’re craving toast

This bread is a good example of how completely my life has changed since my angioplasty in 2012. I used to go on trips and bring home chocolates and snack cakes in my suitcase. This time, I had a loaf of rice bread. Continue reading

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A festival of fennel recipes from Bon Appetit

Lamb aside, hats off to Bon Appetit for this roundup. Continue reading

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Healthy snack ideas from Meijer’s

Many of the 15 snacks on the list appeal to me, surprising given what a picky eater I tend to be when it comes to anything called healthy. Continue reading

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My second heart walk – a very moving experience

Putting that hat on brought me to tears in 2014, the first year I participated, and it did so again this year. Continue reading

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Oreo maker plans healthy snacks? Really? Here’s the rub

The challenge for these companies is that healthy snacks already exist in wild abundance — they’re called fruits and, for those who can tolerate them, nuts. Continue reading

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