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Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins

(HealthDay News) -- Heart-healthy fish, poultry and meat provide body-fueling protein without all the unhealthy fat.

The American Heart Association recommends these heart-healthy choices:

  • Choose skinless, trimmed cuts of meat, and limit totals to 6 ounces or less per day.

  • Eat at least two servings each week of grilled or baked fish, particularly oily fish.

  • Season meat with low-sodium, low-fat products, such as herbs or spices.

  • Use meatless proteins in entrees, salads or soups. Examples include beans, lentils, peas or tofu.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 3/4/2014
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