•Eat more plants. Fruits and vegetables contain fiber, antioxidants, and lots of vitamins and minerals.
•Limit animal fat. Stick to mono-unsaturated fats found in olive oil, avocados, and many nuts, along with polyunsaturated fats from fish like wild salmon and sardines.
•Watch your sugar intake. Americans consume roughly 22 teaspoons per day. Limit sugar intake by checking the labels on everything you buy.
•Exercise often. The American Heart Association advises about 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week.
•Watch your stress. Stress can heighten your heart disease risk. Try yoga and meditation!
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