“If it has pasta in it, I know my husband will eat it. He thinks of pasta as a satisfying and filling dinner, and this one is very tasty and colorful.” Pat R.
Think color! Red pepper, papaya and tomato all contain folic acid. Folic acid protects the heart by lowering the body’s levels of homocysteine, produced when the body breaks down proteins. High levels of homocysteine give you a higher risk of coronary artery disease, and folic acid may be one reason why diets rich in fruits and vegetables are heart-healthy.