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A healthy diet is one of the best ways to prevent heart disease.

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A healthy heart starts with a healthy diet. This video includes 5 heart-healthy eating tips.

Watch this video to learn about 5 ways to eat for a healthier heart.

These include:

  1. Eat a variety of nutritious foods…
    focus on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and low-fat sources of protein
  2. Reduce sodium…
    sodium often lurks in packaged, prepared and restaurant foods so consume in moderation
  3. Choose fats wisely…
    limit saturated and trans fats from meat, cheese, fried and processed foods
  4. Fill up on fiber…
    this helps you feel full longer and can help keep your cholesterol in check
  5. 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

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