These diet changes will keep your heart healthy and happy:
1. More whole grains
Less than 5% of Americans get enough whole grains. Using them as a replacement for red meat and processed grains can improve your blood pressure. Try quinoa and amaranth, which are also good sources of protein.
2. Reduce red meat
People who eat more red meat have a higher risk of heart disease and inflammation.For a healthier heart, switch red meats for fish, nuts, and beans.
3. Plant-based fats
Swapping out just 5% of your calories from saturated fat. For plant-based fats like nuts and seeds, can reduce risk of heart disease.
4. Eat more fruit
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