A healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent heart disease.
Watch this video to learn about 5 ways to eat for a healthier heart.
- Eat a variety of nutritious foods…
focus on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and low-fat sources of protein
- Reduce sodium…
sodium often lurks in packaged, prepared and restaurant foods so consume in moderation
- Choose fats wisely…
limit saturated and trans fats from meat, cheese, fried and processed foods
- Fill up on fiber…
this helps you feel full longer and can help keep your cholesterol in check
- Make your calories count…
avoid empty calories from highly processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages
Focusing on good nutrition, along with other healthy lifestyle habits, can help keep your heart healthy!
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Date Last Reviewed: October 22, 2020
Editorial Review: Andrea Cohen, Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor
Medical Review: Nora Minno, RD, CDN