High-Protein Diets: Do They Help or Hurt?IN HEART HEALTH
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Eat Smart for a Healthy Heart
A nutritious and well-balanced diet is critical to maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. To effectively manage your heart disease risk factors, use the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Heart Healthy Diet.
The Heart Healthy Diet is great for your entire family, even small children. However, children under the age of 2 need more fat to provide enough calories for growth and development.
The Heart Healthy Diet guidelines include the following:
For more information on heart health, visit the Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center website.