NHLBI Publishes New Heart Healthy Cookbook – 2
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. Heart health has a lot to do with food. To help busy people and families reduce heart disease risk, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has created and published Keep the Beat Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Dinners. Janet de Jesus, Nutrition Education Specialist at NHLBI says the recipes in the cookbook all follow heart-healthy guidelines.
De Jesus: So they’re low in saturated fat, trans-fat, cholesterol, they’re moderate in sodium, so they include fruits vegetables, whole grains, so we’re hoping that people do this along with regular physical activity that it will help them improve their heart health.
Narrator: For more information on heart disease risk, healthy eating and the new cookbook, visit www.nhlbi.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
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