Eight Steps to a Heart-Healthier Diet (Part 1: Steps One to Four)

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 Step One: Fill your plate with fruits and vegetables.

Step Two: Make more of your grains whole.
Step Three: Nosh on nuts.
Step Four: Slash sodium.

Enjoy spaghetti with red sauce and a glass of wine? Bean burritos? Grilled fish? Zucchini, spinach, or any other vegetable sautéed in olive oil and garlic?

Then heart-healthy eating is for you.

Check out this article that out lines these simple steps anyone can do!

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 Eight Steps to a Heart-Healthier Diet (Part 1: Steps One to Four)

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A Low Sodium Diet

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There are many reasons why you may need a low sodium or even sodium-free diet.

A low-sodium diet can be part of a medical treatment for some conditions and is recommended as part of a heart healthy diet.

Here is a wonderful article that lays out everything, everyone should know about

following a low-sodium diet.

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Low-Sodium Diet Guidelines

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Fitness Basics

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fitness basics

 

 

Starting a fitness program may be one of the best things you can do for your health. After all, physical activity can reduce your risk of chronic disease, improve your balance and coordination, help you lose weight — even boost your self-esteem.

And the benefits are yours for the taking, regardless of age, sex or physical ability.

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends that healthy adults include aerobic exercise and strength training in their fitness plans, specifically:

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Fitness Basics

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