I love the Midwest and I wouldn’t want to raise a family anywhere else. But I will say it wasn’t necessarily a hub for healthy food growing up. Our meals usually consisted of meat and potatoes and that is what I’ve grown to love (I’m a sucker for a good burger).
Des Moines has really flourished over the years to be a perfect place for business, young professionals and raising a family. And for the most part, we’ve moved away from the meat and potatoes mentality and have a huge, beautiful farmers market and delicious restaurants supporting fresh, local ingredients.
Whether it’s planting a garden, getting daily exercise, or eliminating fast food, you can start leading a healthier life by the choices you make for yourself and your family.
Mazola® and WomenHeart Have Partnered to Encourage Americans to Set a Healthier Table and take a pledge to manage their family’s cholesterol. For every person who takes the pledge at SetAHealtierTable.com, $1 will be donated to WomenHeart (up to $50,000) to encourage women to be screened for cholesterol and to help fund heart disease education and patient advocacy programs.
How can Mazola® help with cholesterol? Mazola includes corn oil which includes something called plant sterols. These plant sterols are also found in other oils, fruits, vegetables and nuts, but corn oil contains more cholesterol-blocking plant sterols than any other cooking oil.
To get you thinking about your family’s cholesterol, Mazola has included more information about their partnership with WomenHeart and the Set A Healthier Table campaign at SetAHealthierTable.com.
They would also like to give away a five-piece bamboo cutting board and silicone tongs set to 3 readers.
How to Enter: Leave a comment below about how you help set a healthier table (One entry per person and US only). I’ll draw 3 winners on March 31st.