The Truth about Heart-Healthy Eating
We debunk five myths about heart-healthy diets and give you truths you can take to heart.
Myth: A low-fat diet prevents heart disease.
Not necessarily. While it's true that a diet high in saturated fat increases the risk of heart disease, other types of fat are actually good for your heart. When eaten in moderation, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats can help decrease blood levels of "bad" cholesterol and the risk of heart disease and stroke. Try Salmon with Almonds and Tomato-Lemon Sauce for a recipe with three sources of good fat.
Most Popular Recipes
- 1. Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake
- 2. Easy Peach Cobbler
- 3. Lemonade Layer Cake
- 4. Chicken Cacciatore
- 5. Broccoli, Grape, and Pasta Salad