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You don't have to abandon all your favorite recipes to eat
healthier. Several small changes to your current recipes can often
greatly lower the saturated fat and sodium in your diet.
These small changes can make a big difference
in the amount of fat and calories in your diet. But they won't make much difference in how your meals taste or how much you enjoy them. Here are some ideas for making heart-healthy
changes in your recipes.
To eat less fat, salt, and cholesterol, try these tips while
More tips for reducing fat in recipes
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Other Works Consulted
American Heart Association (2006). Diet and lifestyle recommendations revision 2006. Circulation, 114(1): 82–96. [Erratum in Circulation, 114(1): e27.]
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologySpecialist Medical ReviewerColleen O'Connor, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Colleen O'Connor, PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian
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