Healthy Foods for a Healthy Heart
Adults should be physically active for at least 30 minutes most days of the week, children for 60 minutes. Sixty to 90 minutes of daily physical activity may be needed to prevent weight gain or sustain weight loss.
Half of all grains consumed
should be whole grains.
6 OUNCES per day
Vary the types of vegetables you eat.
2.5 cups per day
Eat a variety of fruits. Go easy on juices.
2 cups per day
Most fat should be from fish, nuts and vegetable oils. Limit solid fats, such as butter, margarine, or lard.
Keep consumption of saturated fats, trans fats and sodium low.
Choose foods low in added sugar.
Eat low-fat or fat—free dairy products.
3 cups per day.
Eat lean cuts, seafood and
beans. Avoid frying.
5.5 ounces per day.