According to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation, up to 80% of premature heart disease and stroke can be prevented through our lifestyle habits, such as eating a healthy diet and being physically active.


What does a healthy diet look like?


Eat more of these:

  • Vegetables and whole fruits- half your plate at each meal should be vegetables
  • Fress herbs and plenty of spices
  • Whole grains like brown or wild rice, barley, oatmeal, and quinoa
  • Protein at every meal icluding fisth, shellfish, soy, eggs, poultry, lower fat dairy products, lean and wild red meats and legumes
  • Unprocessed fats like olive and avocado oils
  • Pure water and green tea


Eat less of these:

  • Highly processed foods (packaged & canned), and frozen meals (Tip: if it has a lable with multiple ingredients, it is likely processed)
  • Fast foods
  • Highly processed fats like canola, safflower, sunflower and margarine
  • Refined grains like white flower
  • Refined sugars and artificial sugars like white and brown sugar, aspartame, NutraSweet and Splenda
  • Table salt


All of these along with incorporating movement and stress managment practices into your day will help you:

  • Improve your cholesterol levels
  • Reduce your blood pressure
  • Help you manage your body weight
  • Control your blood sugar levels


Do you need some help making better choices for your heart health?


Book a complimentary 30-minute discover call with me and learn how we can work together to treat your heart right.


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