Heart and Cardiovascular Health

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  • Heart Health and Diet

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. About 92 million people in the United States have some form of heart/cardiovascular disease — that's about 29 percent of the population. Many of these deaths and risk factors are preventable, and food choices have a big impact on your heart's health, even if you have other risk factors.

  • Prepare Heart-Healthy Foods for Your Family

    The keys to heart health are eating foods low in saturated fat, trans fat and sodium, replacing solid fats with healthy oils and including more foods high in fiber. Eating a well-balanced diet will include a combination of whole grains, lean proteins, fruits and vegetables and low-fat dairy.

  • Combating High Blood Pressure

    About 1 in 3 U.S. adults has high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure and kidney disease.

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