Monthly Archives February 2016

Make Your Lifestyle Heart-Healthy

The millions of Americans diagnosed with heart and cardiovascular diseases can benefit from making healthy choices in their day-to-day lives.  Follow a healthy diet Eating a nutritious diet is a proven way to reduce the risk for heart disease. These are the elements of a heart-healthy diet (amounts listed are for adults): Eat 2 cups fresh fruits and 2-1/2 to 3 cups vegetables every day. Limit saturated and trans fats by using olive oil or other vegetable oils instead of butter or margarine. Remember also to limit the total fat intake to less than 30% of your daily calories. Eat
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