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Heart-Healthy Tip #4: Add Oats or Wheat Germ

By Brierley Wright, February 4, 2011 - 10:47am

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Heart-Healthy Tip #4: Add Oats or Wheat Germ

Good morning Healthy Hearts Club! Every day for American Heart Month, we’re posting a quick tip to help you eat for a healthier heart. Here’s today’s tip:

Add oats or wheat germ: Adding oats or wheat germ to waffle or pancake batter provides cholesterol-lowering fiber and great texture.

Try These Recipes:
Healthy Pancakes
Multi-Grain Waffles
Buttermilk-Oatmeal Pancakes

Every day for American Heart Month, we’re posting a quick tip to help you eat for a healthier heart. Join the Healthy Hearts Club group for daily heart-healthy tips throughout the month of February.

TAGS: Brierley Wright, Health, Healthy Hearts Challenge

Brierley Wright
Brierley's interest in nutrition and food come together in her position as nutrition editor at EatingWell. Brierley holds a master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. A Registered Dietitian, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont.

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