Blog post written by Melissa Elliott, IUPUI Dietetic Intern
Happy American Heart Month! February is a time meant to encourage heart disease prevention by sharing healthy lifestyle tips and increasing awareness of heart health. Heart disease is one of the most common causes of death for American men and women. The good news is that up to 80% of heart disease is preventable by following a heart-healthy lifestyle.
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Nutrition is a key factor to a heart-healthy lifestyle. What are some ways you can eat to protect your heart health?
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Try these heart-healthy meals from our Recipes Page to get started!
You can also download our Heart Healthy Eating handout for more information.
Sarah Wilson, RDN, Nutrition Manager at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, along with guest blog posts by dietetic interns