With Fish and Lentils, Eat to Heart’s Content

By Prudence Athearn Levy, MD, RD, LD
Vineyard Gazette
April 18th, 2013

Lately I’ve been thinking about Island hearts. With the opportunity to write this, my first Gazette article and the launch of what I hope will become a regular column about nutrition, I’d like to focus on our community of hearts.

What can we as individuals do nutritionally to protect and strengthen them? There are dozens of foods known to help fight heart disease, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of stroke. What follows are a few of my favorites, with some tips on how to include them in your diet. As a registered dietitian and nutritionist, my promise as I write these columns is to provide scientifically-proven nutrition advice that is also interesting and current. And I hope readers will contact me with questions or issues you would like to see addressed in a column.


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