4 Resources to Foster a Heart Healthy Diet This Summer

4 Resources to Foster a Heart Healthy Diet This Summer

Nourishing your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and food groups will lead to optimal health and wellness. A healthy diet will help you carry out day-to-day functions by boosting energy levels while assisting in weight control and preventing disease progression. Nutrition plays an even larger role when it comes to preventing and/or maintaining cardiac disease. A heart-healthy diet can, in general, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and heart attack. Listed below are resources to get you started on your health journey:
  1. Heart-Healthy Shopping List (provided by health.gov)
    Have trouble remembering what to purchase for a heart healthy diet? This shopping list has the bases covered.
  2. Fiber and Heart Health (CardioVisual)
    Did you know fiber is considered a good carb, and furthermore is important for optimal heart health? Learn why it’s important to eat fiber for a healthier heart.
  3. The Meditteranean Diet and Heart Health (American Heart Association)
    What is a Meditteranean diet and why does the American Heart Association recommend it? Learn why eating a balance of fruits and vegetables with fish and poultry is helpful to heart health.
  4. Nutrition and Health Educational Video (Cardiovisual)
    Get more information and quick tips on healthy aging with nutrition right on the CardioVisual app.