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Eating for a healthy heart

Eating for a healthy heart

A nutritionist from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provides a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Caroline Meehan.

February marks American Heart Month, so show some love for yourself by incorporating heart-healthy foods into your daily routine.

The basics of a heart healthy diet:

1. Choose whole grains, such as brown rice, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat bread and oatmeal. Unlike refined grains, whole grains naturally contain heart-healthy components like, B vitamins and fiber.

2. Eat lean, healthy proteins, such as baked chicken, fish, eggs, beans, legumes, and dairy. Try to incorporate meatless...

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