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10 Tips for Heart Healthy Cooking

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Replace processed grains with whole grains


Eliminate salt and watch for hidden sodium sources


Eat more fruits and vegetables


Use nonfat yogurt in place of sour cream


Select lean cuts of meat


Use herbs and spices for flavor instead of added fat


Include fish in your diet at least twice a week


Replace butter in recipes with heart healthy oils


Snack on nuts


Beware of portion sizes


Plan ahead


Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

@HealthGal1103

Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”