Happy #HeartMonth everyone!
February seems to be the time of year when we focus on all matters of the heart. So, in honor of this season of love, I wanted to give you a little guidance on how you can make a heart-healthier meal plan. Keep reading for heart-healthy meal planning tips and a sample 1-week heart-healthy meal plan!
Why meal plan for a healthier heart?
The truth is that everyone could benefit from heart-healthier eating, no matter if you're in your 20's, 40's, or living that retired life. Here's why...
Fast facts on Heart Disease from the CDC:
Despite these alarming statistics, you CAN do you part in preventing heart disease as much as possible.
What does a heart-healthy meal plan look like?
There are a couple of recommendations to keep in mind that are key to heart-healthier meal planning. Meals (and snacks) are...
All of these qualities can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease and are excellent key words to use when searching for recipes that support heart health! Here's a sample 1-week heart-healthy meal plan for you:
You can see, eating heart-healthfully doesn't mean eating bland, boring foods! Here's a breakdown of the meals mentioned in this sample Heart-Healthy Meal Plan:
Let us know if you tried out this heart-healthy mean plan, or found some different recipes to enjoy! Be sure to tag us @themealplanningmethod.
P.S. Do you like these sample meal plans? Check out our Prediabetes Meal Plan too!