Lunch at Hardee's today ... unlike other fast food restaurants, they have turkey burgers. I, naturally, opted for the plain one with extra tomato and no mayo. My dear husband ordered the mushroom Swiss turkey burger. Now, I had to give him credit for ordering instead of the fattier beef, but the cheese added more saturated fat/cholesterol than he probably thought. He said, "Why didn't you just tell me to skip the cheese?" he asked. The reason is simple ... he's done very well and based on what I've fed him this week, he's OK. What is the difference?
So, there you go ... simple changes can make a big difference! As I tell my husband often ... don't sweat it ... the small changes we are making make all the difference! He has to date:
I am ...
... a former blogger for a health site, which means eating healthy aka heart smart
which has become a passion for me. I will start at the beginning when I first
discovered I had high cholesterol.