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Heart Healthy Eating

Your heart’s health is affected by everything you eat. Below are recommendations for eating “heart healthy”.

  • Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables every day.
  • Eat whole grains which are a good source of fiber and nutrients.
  • Avoid foods with saturated and trans fat.
  • Eat low-fat protein foods like fish, turkey, chicken or lean cuts of meat.
  • Reduce the amount of salt that you consume.
  • Pay attention to portion sizes.

Click here for Heart Healthy Recipes from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.