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Lifestyle Changes Can Cut Your Risk Of Stroke

  • A variety of vegetables from all of the subgroups – dark green, red and orange, legumes (beans and peas), starches and other
     

  • Fruits (especially whole fruits)
     

  • Fat-free or low-fat dairy, including milk, yogurt, cheese, and/or fortified soy beverages
     

  • Grains, at least half of which are whole grains
     

  • A variety of protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, legumes (beans and peas), nuts, seeds, and soy products
     

  • Oils (canola, corn, olive, peanut, safflower, soybean and sunflower)

HEALTHIER

EATING HABITS INCLUDE:

  • Saturated fats and trans fats, added sugars, and sodium

    The following components are of specific concern with individuals needing to stay within specific calorie limits:
     

  • Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from added sugars
     

  • Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from saturated fats
     

  • Consume less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) per day of sodium
     

  • Consume alcohol in moderation—up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men—and only by adults of legal drinking age

HEALTHIER

EATING HABITS Limit:

A healthy diet can help you reduce the risk of chronic diseases, improve your overall health, and help you reach or maintain a healthy weight. Eating healthy includes making informed decisions about food choices and balancing your calories. The Key Recommendations from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans include the following:

Healthy Life Weigh Program

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Healthy Life Weigh Program

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healthy life weigh program