Party Hearty! Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday and American Heart Month in February with Corazonas(TM) Heart-Healthy Tortilla Chips

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With Corazonas people can snack guilt-free at Super Bowl and Oscar parties, family get-togethers or any other occasion without compromising on taste, texture or fun.

'Party Hearty' on Super Bowl Sunday and celebrate American Heart Month in February with Corazonas heart-healthy tortilla chips! These delicious and innovative snack chips are the first to have proven heart health benefits, for they are shown to reduce low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol by up to 15 percent in a study published in the Journal of Nutrition. Corazonas chips come in three lip-smacking flavors - Salsa Picante, Jalapeño Jack and Original - and are available nationwide at Jamba Juice stores, on amazon.com and at select retailers such as Wild Oats and Sam's Club.

"Corazonas are a tasty snack that can be part of a heart-healthy lifestyle not only during American Heart Month in February but also all year-round," said Ramona Cappello, co-founder and chief executive officer of Corazonas Foods. "With Corazonas people can snack guilt-free at Super Bowl and Oscar parties, family get-togethers or any other occasion without compromising on taste, texture or fun."

Why Heart Healthy Foods?

February is American Heart Month and according to recent guidelines issued by the American Heart Association a healthy diet and lifestyle are key weapons in the fight to prevent cardiovascular disease -- the nation's number one cause of death for both men and women. Among their recommendations are achieving and maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. Yet at least 50 percent of the American adult population, or almost 107 million people, suffer from borderline to high cholesterol, defined as a total cholesterol count of 200 mg/dL or higher.

Inspired by the Spanish word for heart, corazón, Corazonas heart-healthy tortilla chips feature whole oats and plant sterols, two proven cholesterol-reducing ingredients. Corazonas are a good source of fiber - with three grams per serving - and are also cholesterol-free, trans fat-free, low in saturated fat, all-natural, and are low or reduced-sodium compared to traditional tortilla chips (varies by flavor).

Corazonas heart-healthy tortilla chips come in two-ounce and seven-ounce packages with a suggested retail price of $1.29 and $2.99. They are also available in a 15-ounce bag at Sam's Club. To learn more about Corazonas Foods and our heart-healthy tortilla chips, please visit http://www.corazonas.com.

About Corazonas Foods

Inspired by the Spanish word for heart - corazón, Corazonas Foods was founded by a team of passionate entrepreneurs whose mission is to provide heart-healthy, all-natural alternatives to Americans' favorite snacks without sacrificing taste, texture or fun. Corazonas heart-healthy tortilla chips are the first snack chips clinically proven to lower cholesterol and are crafted with whole oats, fiber and plant sterols. For more information on Corazonas Foods and to find where our chips can be purchased near you, visit http://www.corazonas.com.

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