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8 Ways to Eat a Heart Healthy Diet

Creating Eating Habits for a Healthy Heart

As much as you might want to eat a healthy diet, it can sometimes be confusing to figure out what you should and shouldn’t eat. Do you need to completely change your diet if you want to be healthy?

The good news is that eating a heart-healthy diet may be easier if you know some basics of healthy eating. When thinking about what changes you need to make in your eating habits for a healthy heart, keep in mind the following tips:

  • Get lots of fruits and vegetables.
  • Include nuts, legumes and seeds.
  • Choose low-fat dairy.
  • Eat low-fat meats.
  • Cut back on salt.

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Please remember to check with your doctor before making changes to your diet. To access the full article for tips on eating a heart healthy diet, click here.

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Watch this video to learn how to make food that is both delicious and healthy for your heart. The presentation is brought to you by Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital’s Annual Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration.

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