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  • Skip the fat - Avoid
    • Fatty cuts of meats
    • Rich dairy products
    • Heavy dressings
    • Saturated fats
    • Food high in sugar
  • Junk the junk food
    • Packaged snacks
    • Bakery goods
    • Sodas
    • Fried snacks
    • Chocolates and candy
    • Foods made with hydrogenated oil
  • Fill up on fiber
    • Oatmeal
    • Barley
    • Beans
    • Okra
    • Eggplant
    • Citrus fruits
  • Go omega
    • Omega-3 fats
    • lower levels of triglycerides
    • Pastries
    • lower blood pressure
    • prevent irregular heart rhythms
    • found in fish, flaxseed oil, canola oil and walnuts
    • Get nutty
      • Nuts contain heart healthy monounsaturated fats
      • Eating nuts two to four days per week leads to lower incidence of heart disease
      • Take your choice of walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios etc
    • Get those leafs in
      • Eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day
      • They're a good source of fibre, vitamins and minerals
      • Eat a good balance of different coloured veggies
      • Don't forget the greens
    • Keep track of the numbers
      • Maintain a log of calories
      • Monitor blood pressure
      • HDL (high density cholesterol) should be greater than 60mg/dl
      • LDL (low-density cholesterol) should be less than 160 mg/dL
      • TG (triglycerides) should be less than 200 mg/dL
      • Check sugar levels
    • Tips to maintain a healthy diet
      • Keep track of your meals
      • Pre-plan menus
      • Keep your house junk food free
      • Make healthy snacks of fruits and vegetables
      • Make meals inviting and appetizing
      • Read labels

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