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Heart Healthy Diet

A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease. Make the simple steps below part of your life for long-term benefits to your health and your heart.

Use up at least as many calories as you take in.

*Regular physical activity can help you maintain your weight, keep off weight that you lose and help you reach physical and cardiovascular fitness. If it’s hard to schedule regular exercise sessions, try aiming for sessions of at last 10 minutes spread throughout the week.

  • Eat a variety of nutritious foods from all the food groups
  • Eat less food that is lacking in nutrients
  • Don’t smoke tobacco and avoid secondhand smoke

To learn more, click here to download our “Heart Healthy Diet” brochure.