Source: | Story Posted: April 25, 2014 | Category: Health & Nutrition

Eat Healthy to Finish Strong

Whether you are a star athlete or new to the fitness scene, what you eat is just as crucial as exercise to overall health, particularly at decreasing the risk of heart disease, according to a recent British Medical Journal study, reports U.S. News and World Report. The online story also mentions choosing sources of healthy, unsaturated fats, such as canola oil, avocadoes, nuts and seeds. “Get in the habit of cooking with olive or canola oil instead of butter,” advises registered dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick of the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.