Staying healthy can be a challenge, but simple lifestyle changes can help a lot—like eating heart-healthy meals and being physically active. Research shows that these changes can help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
These recipes from the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute show you how to prepare tasty, heart-healthy meals that are limited in fat, cholesterol, and salt. They use fat-free milk, small amounts of vegetable oil, lean cuts of meat, poultry without the skin, fish, beans, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lots of fresh herbs and spices for flavor. Try these recipes as part of your heart-healthy diet.