Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Many cases
can be reduced and even avoided by diet and proper exercise ALONE! Tips
for a healthy heart:
Change your oil. Use mono and poly-unsaturated oils for eating and
cooking. Flax seed, soybean, and olive are great. Be cautious about
cooking with them as they are not stable in high heat. For high heat
cooking, use coconut or grape seed oil.
Fish more. Add more fish to your diet.
Add color into your diet. Treat your plate like an artist's palate and add
as many colorful fruits and veggies to your meals as possible.
See green. Add lots of greens to your menu as well.
Float your back teeth. Drink lots of water. Substitute green tea for
coffee and add fresh juices and smoothies to your daily routine.
Don't separate the wheat from the chaff. Look for whole grains, not multi
Moderation in all things, including moderation. Apply the 90-10 rule to
your favorite decadent foods. 90% of the time eat the things you know are
good for you and 10% of the time eat whatever your heart desires!
Not all fat is bad fat. Nuts and avocados have good fats so add them to
And of course- Exercise!