The Facts on Heart Disease & Healthy Eating

Up to 80% of premature heart disease and stroke can be prevented by integrating healthy habits such as healthy eating!

A healthy diet can decrease your risk of coronary heart disease and weight gain, which helps lessen your risk of Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

Check out these heart-healthy eating tips:
(and click here to download this week’s infographic!)

Stay tuned each week for a new recipe!

At the Ottawa Food Bank, we regularly consult with our Registered Dietician, Jill Burns, to improve access to nutritious foods. This month, Jill has created a series of heart-friendly recipes that use nutrient packed-ingredients found at a food bank – stay tuned each week for a new recipe!


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