29 Jun 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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Nutrition and Health Educational Video (Cardiovisual)
Get more information and quick tips on healthy aging with nutrition right on the CardioVisual app.