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Heart HealthRisk Factors

Lose the Meat Habit: Eat Proteins That Do Your Heart Good

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Meat and vegetables.
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Mixed nuts.
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The Adventist Health Study-2 cohort


Vegetarian spread of food.
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Vegans eat plant-based proteins


Nuts on wood table.
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So what’s so special about nuts and seeds?


Bacon slices.
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Let’s get to the heart of the matter


Egg in frying pan.
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The great meat swap out


Walnuts
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Walnuts and heart health


Almonds
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Almonds are good for blood vessel health


Pistachio
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Pistachio nuts are heart winners too


Penuts
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Peanuts (legumes) are heart-healthy too


Pecans
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Pecans get the American HeartCheck mark


Cashews
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Let’s not forget seeds


Lentils
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Edible seeds are packed with heart-healthy goods


Serving paper pie chart off of plate.
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Watch portion sizes even with healthy foods


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.”