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Nutrition Guide

HeartInfo Nutrition Guide

To educate and empower consumers and health care professionals
to make dietary and lifestyle changes that will improve heart health.
New content will be added weekly.

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Eating Out Healthy

  Eating away from home, on the run, and ordering take-out are part of everyday busy lifestyles. Find great tips and strategies for eating on the run and the best choices for ordering food from ethnic, fast food, traditional restaurants, and pizza places.

General Nutrition Tips

  Maximize your nutritional knowledge about label reading, healthy snacking, smart grocery shopping, and test your nutrition trivia.

Nutrition and Heart Disease

  In addition to reducing saturated fat, find out the latest information about nutrition and its relationship to heart disease.

Nutrition and High Blood Pressure

  Is there a role for calcium, potassium, and sodium in the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure? Learn about the latest research about nutrition and its relationship to high blood pressure.

Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Supplements

  Antioxidants, folate, and fiber--are they effective in preventing and managing heart disease? Sort through the recent evidence regarding vitamins and minerals and their relationship to heart disease.

Healthy Shopping and Cooking

  Shopping smart and preparing low-fat and fat-free great tasting meals are the foundations for a healthy diet. Learn how to prepare simple, delicious recipes for you and your family. Take part in an aisle by aisle supermarket tour where you can download and customize a shopping list to keep on your refrigerator.

Weight Management

  Being overweight increases your risk of developing heart disease. Learn about current FDA recommendations for former fen-phen users, obesity research, and practical tips about weight management.
Healthy Holiday Eating   For most of us, the holiday season is definitely associated with eating and drinking. There are many simple ways to eat healthy during the holidays and still enjoy the parties and dinner celebrations. This series, written by Lisa Hark, Ph.D., R.D., focuses on modifying recipes and offers readers effective tips for enjoying the food at parties and dinners.
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