Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Heart-Healthy Diet

To protect yourself from strokes and heart attacks, GO for a "hearty-diet"

Women Health offers these simple yet effective guidelines:
  • Eating plenty of vegetables and fruits.
  • Making at least half of your daily grain consumption whole grains. These may include whole-grain barley, brown rice, whole-grain corn and oatmeal.
  • Eating low-fat dairy foods, such as yogurt, cheese and milk.
  • Getting lots of nuts and dry beans, lean meat, fish and poultry without the skin.
  • Favoring polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats via vegetable oils, fish and nuts.
  • Avoiding: saturated and trans fats, sodium (salt), cholesterol and added sugars.


  1. Thanks for the tips. We should start going on a hearty-diet even if we don't feel anything bad in our hearts.

  2. Taking care of ones heart is very crucial, one of the major causes of death is probably heart related. So as always heart healthy tips such as these is very useful to everybody. Thanks