February is Heart Health Month! Aside from the many other health benefits, low glycemic foods are beneficial to your heart health – primarily for the prevention of future heart health issues.

For over two decades Saul Katz has been a trailblazer in the health industry, and his efforts continue to win national accolades. Last week OptiMYz Magazine ranked Katz among the Top 100 Health Influencers in the country for his leadership in tackling obesity and diabetes. Representing the five brand pillars of OptiMYz Magazine: health, fitness, nutrition, adventure and mental wellbeing, Katz along with other nominees was recognized for his contributory role towards a more healthful population in Canada.Saul Katz, founder of New Era Nutrition, devoted years researching the science behind blood sugar management through food. Convinced that a radical shift is required to reverse the interlinked epidemics of obesity, diabetes and the energy deficit, Katz championed the “slow carb revolution” and adoption of a low glycemic diet and lifestyle that includes greater physical activity.“It’s a great honor to be considered among