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Heart-healthy diet 8 steps to avoid heart disease

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Whole grains are a good source of fiber as well as various other vitamins that can play an important part in controlling cholesterol levels and heart health. You can boost the amount of whole grains included in a healthy diet that is heart-healthy by making easy substitutions to refined grains. You can also try an entirely new whole grain like whole-grain farro barley, quinoa or even quinoa.

 

The best grain products available Products for grain that minimize or even avoid
  • Whole-wheat flour
  • Whole-grain bread that is 100% whole-wheat bread , or whole-grain bread that is 100% whole grain.
  • High-fiber cereal that contains 5 grams or more of fiber in a serving
  • Whole grains like barley, brown rice and the buckwheat (kasha)
  • Whole-grain pasta
  • Oatmeal (steel-cut or regular)
  • White refined flour
  • White bread
  • Muffins
  • Frozen waffles
  • Cornbread
  • Doughnuts
  • Biscuits
  • Quick breads
  • Cakes
  • Pies
  • Egg noodles
  • Popcorn that has been fried
  • High-fat snack crackers

4. Limit unhealthy fats

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