heart healthy food February is American Heart Month, and we’re showing you the best foods to keep your heart healthy and beating strong. This is also the month of love, so commit to loving your body and incorporate these 5 foods into your diet.

  green tea extractNo doubt, you have heard someone talk about the healing properties of green tea or been encouraged to incorporate it into your daily lifestyle. Tea often symbolizes a healthy alternative to coffee and provides a mid-afternoon break from work, a moment to relax at the end of a long day or a healthy pick me up in the morning. Did you know tea can do more than just provide you with these moments of relaxation?

Salmon The expression “you are what you eat” may be more accurate than you think. There are many factors that contribute to the clear, glowing blemish-free skin everyone strives for (including genetics). Some foods—depending on their vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content—can actually help promote healthy skin.

SeaBuckthorn_mindbodygreen Sea Buckthorn Benefits We all know the benefits of getting these essential fatty acids from our favorite animal- or plant-based sources. But have you heard there's a new omega in town? Meet omega-7. Omega-7 fatty acids are monounsaturated fats found in cold-water fish, macadamia nuts, and sea buckthorn oil. Omega-7s are also known as palmitoleic acid, which is not an essential fatty acid.