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heart-healthy

(härt′hĕl′thē)
adj.
Promoting cardiovascular well-being, as a food or lifestyle.
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The Villas of Holly Brook and Reflections Memory Care offer practical tools for a heart-healthy lifestyle, with free seminars that are open to the public.
A heart-healthy diet prioritizes fruits and vegetables and includes low-fat dairy products and whole-grain foods.
After all, it's an event made possible by heart-healthy Golden Fiesta Canola Oil.'
"Another dietary pattern has been gaining praise for its heart-healthy benefits: a vegan diet, which is composed entirely of plant foods," says McKittrick.
Graham's dietary recommendations are inspired by the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes eating mostly plant-based foods, consuming healthy fats such as olive oil and nuts, using herbs and spices in place of salt, eating fish and poultry and limiting red meat intake.
World Heart Day encourages persons to reduce their risk for heart disease by making environmental and lifestyle changes (e.g., quitting smoking and promoting smoke-free environments, increasing physical activity, and increasing access to heart-healthy foods such as low-fat and low-sodium foods).
The former Olympic gymnast said: "It's fantastic for students to take part in physical activity that is fun, rewarding and heart-healthy.
"It is encouraging that heart-healthy eating habits finally are becoming much more prevalent but, nonetheless, preparing a healthy dinner while trying to squeeze in a little exercise and help with homework still presents a daily challenge," says registered dietician Susan Rodder, who offers these solutions to this common workweek dilemma:
is in hot water for claiming its soups are "heart-healthy," and the American Heart Association (AHA) is accused of being guilty by, well, association.
The book has five parts divided into 19 chapters: The Heart and Cardiovascular System; Causes, Effects, and Risk Factors for Heart Disease; Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Disease and Treatment of a Heart Attack; Follow-Up Treatment and Recovery After a Heart Attack or Surgery; and Three Keys to Heart-Healthy Living.
| Tinned chickpeas or mixed beans piled onto your salad make a tasty, filling meal that's rich in protein, and stacks up the heart-healthy soluble fibre.