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Steps to Eating for a Healthy Heart
  • Substitute saturated fat with polyunsaturated and mono-unsaturated fats
  • Limit your intake of foods high in cholesterol to a maximum of 300mg per day
  • Eat more complex carbohydrates, especially those rich in fibre
  • Use fresh, unrefined foods to maintain a daily intake of 30-40g fibre
  • Include at least five helpings of fruit and vegetables a day
  • Control your weight through regular exercise and controlled food intake
  • Use less salt (sodium). Salt intake should be limited to 5g (1 teaspoon) a day. Remember, processed foods may contain sodium.
  • If you use alcohol, do so in moderation, two to three drinks maximum per day
  • Try to eat fish at least twice a week.


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