Diet-Prevent Coronary Heart Disease

Diet - Prevent Coronary Heart Disease 
(Coronary Artery Disease)

 

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Steps to prevent Coronary Heart Disease

1. Control your portion sizeHow much you eat is just as important as what you eat
2. Eat more vegetables and fruits
3. Select whole grains
4. Limit unhealthy fats and cholesterol
5. Choose low-fat protein sources
6. Reduce the sodium in your food reducing the amount of salt added to food
7. Plan ahead: Create daily menus
8. Allow yourself an occasional treat
9. Focus on high-fibre foods
It is important that you eat healthy foods most of the time.

 

Heart Healthy Diet Tips

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Cut out saturated and trans fats

– Limit solid fat. such as butter and margarine
– Substitute – Top baked potato, e.g. with salsa or low-fatyogurt instead of butter, or use low-sugar fruit or salmon  spread on toast instead of margarine.   Salmon Spread     clickhere_green25
– Be label-savvy – Check food labels on their preparation.
– Change your habits – Avoid saturated or trans fats changing your lifestyle practices.
– Reduce canned or processed foods
– Cook at home, using spices for flavor
– Substitute reduced sodium versions, or salt substitutes

 

Not all fats are bad for heart

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Choose foods that lower cholesterol

– Avoid saturated or trans fats
– Make smart choices – Choose foods rich in unsaturated fats, fiber, and protein. Fruits, vegetables, fish, beans, nuts, and seeds are all great cholesterol regulators
– Remember that labels can be deceiving

 

Lowering cholesterol with fish or fish oil supplements

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The Best Diet for Preventing Heart Disease

 

Prevent Cardiovascular Disease with Diet and Exercise

 

 

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