Erika’s Heart Healthy Tips
What are the key features of heart healthy foods?
- Low in cholesterol; < 300 mg daily
- High in fiber; 25-30 grams of fiber daily
- Low in sodium; <2300 mg daily
- Wholesome foods, not processed
Some of the best heart healthy foods are:
- Salmon, trout, tuna
- Flax seed
- Oatmeal, brown rice, quinoa, buckwheat
- Beans, lentils
- ALL whole fruits and vegetables
Try adding these foods to your diet a few times a week for a healthy heart!