By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Americans, according to the American Heart Association. But did you know that it’s largely preventable? Eating healthy and exercising can help you avoid heart problems, which is why you should start eating a heart healthy diet today! See below for some tips from nutritionists about heart healthy diets.
Heart healthy diets include:
- Low sugar
- Low sodium (unless you have low blood pressure)
- Mediterranean diet (see Fill Your Plate’s articles on this diet here)
- Whole foods
- Low saturated fats
- High unsaturated fats
Heart healthy herbs:
- Cayenne Pepper
Read why here:
Heart Healthy Diet Food Map:
Find more heart health articles on Fill Your Plate’s blog!