- Eat plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains.
- Limit saturated fat to less than 7% of calories.
- Limit sodium to less than 2,300 mg/day.
- Limit alcohol to one drink/day for women and 2 drinks/day for men.
- Eat fish rich in omega-3 fats 3 times a week (wild salmon, mackerel, sardines, herring, lake trout and Pacific oysters).
Making Proper Nutritional Decisions for Your Heart