* Eating healthy can be easy, tasty and inexpensive if you stick to some simple guidelines.
Who isn’t trying to eat healthy these days?
After all, it can help reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and lots of other things you’d rather avoid. The good news is, eating right doesn’t have to be hard or require you to give up things you love. It’s all about making smart choices to build an overall healthy dietary pattern.
Here are some simple ways you and your family can eat healthier:
. Fruits and vegetables
. Whole grains
. Beans and legumes
. Nuts and seeds
. Fish (preferably oily fish with lots of omega-3 fatty acids), skinless poultry, and plant-based alternatives
. Low-fat and fat-free dairy products
. Healthier fats and non-tropical oils
Sweets and added sugars, especially sugary drinks
Sodium and salt
Fatty or processed meats – if you choose to eat meat, select leaner cuts
Trans fat and partially hydrogenated oils
* Source : American Heart Association (https://healthyforgood.heart.org/eat-smart/articles/how-to-eat-healthy-without-dieting) PDF