How Heart Healthy is Your Diet?
■Are you eating 5 servings (about 2 ½ cups) of vegetables and fruits?
Should you be on a Mediterranean diet or are your genetics programed not to benefit from this?
■Is your diet high in fats as in too many processed foods or high in saturated and trans fats?
■Is the diet high in sodium (eg, processed foods, eating out), "SWAM"?
■Does your diet have enough Vitamin D, Potassium, Magnesium, all of these can be measured!
■Is the diet high in sugar? How about too high in carbs? Skip the whip in your low fat mocha!