Heart-healthy Recipe: Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

By Kary Woodruff
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Today is National Donut Day, so I thought it would be appropriate to share a great recipe for a heart-healthy sweet treat with the moms competing in the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute's My Heart Challenge: Moms Edition. At first thought, black beans and brownies aren't quite the combination you may have had in mind, but it's a recipe I think you'll be delighted with... just don't let your kids know there are beans in the brownies.

How to Get Started with Your Own Exercise Plan

By Meagan Kline
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One of the most frequent questions I get asked when as I work with patients to set up an exercise plan is "How do I get started?" Here are some helpful tips I've given to the 15 Utah moms competing in the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute's My Heart Challenge: Moms Edition that will help you get FITT!

The Link Between Depression and Your Heart Health: New Study Finds Treating Depression Helps Your Heart

By Steven Tew
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Unlike some illnesses, depression is no respecter of persons, nationality or age.
 
It affects the old and young, the strong and weak, the outgoing and shy, and as more and more people of influence speak out about the severity and reality of mental illness, depression is becoming a major topic throughout the world today.