Eating well for a healthy heart: Beware of these 4 elements (part 2)

February 16, 2014 ,

Sodium

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It is associated with hypertension, a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. According to the DASH diet and the American Heart Association, the ideal amount is 1,500 mg/day. 77% of the average daily sodium intake comes from processed foods. So we should avoid buying processed food as much as possible and instead opt for food with a “low sodium” label and we should cook with fresh, unprocessed foods.

Our “Heart Healthy” Meal Plans meet all the targets of the DASH diet and pay special attention to the above four elements.

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Cinzia Cuneo
Cinzia Cuneo, founder of SOSCuisine.com, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

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