Heart Healthy Eating

Dietary Guidelines of a Heart Healthy Diet include the following:

  • Fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and
  • Fat-free or low-fat milk products;
  • Lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts; and is low in saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars.

An Average Weekly Menu should include the following ingredients:

  • 2 Chicken/Turk Dishes
  • 2 Fish Dishes
  • 1 Pork Dish
  • 1 Beef Dish
  • 1 Meatless Dish

The Heart Healthy Food Groups

(from 25 Top Heart-Healthy Foods)