Eat a variety of foods including dark green, red and orange vegetables; fruit; whole grains like breads, cereals and rice; beans; nuts; seeds; unsalted nuts; fish; shellfish; poultry without skin; lower fat milk and low-fat yogurt.
Eat a balanced diet and limit high-fat, high-calorie, sugary and salty foods to two or fewer times per week.
by Kay Olson, Cooks Squad
A simple red heart has long been the symbol of love and Valentine’s Day. But new concerns over the rise in heart disease have made the heart check symbol an effortless way to spot heart-healthy foods in the grocery store.
“That was one of the priorities in what we chose for our Valentine’s Day Heart Healthy Take-Out Meal,” said Nina Bhat of the Cooks Squad and liaison with Mid-County Volunteer Rescue Squad (MCVRS). “Vegetables have long been known as a healthy food choice, but we want to emphasize they can also be a tasty and delicious meal.”
Cooks Squad will offer a Valentine’s meal-in-a-bag featuring….
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