Many caregivers have to help feed the Care recipient (cr) as a part of caregiving healthy eating is critical to everyone especially an older or ill cr heart disease may be the leading killer of men and women but it is still possible to reduce risk an appropriate diet can help prevent future problems for the cr’s heart even if the cr has already been diagnosed with heart disease or have high cholesterol or blood pressure a better diet can help manage these conditions the following suggestions for healthy foods and some suggestions for foods to avoid

Try: Eat more healthy fats raw nuts olive oil fish oils flax seeds or avocados nutrients colorful fruits and vegetables, fresh frozen or canned prepared without butter fiber cereals breads and pasta made from whole grains or legumes omega 3 and protein fish and shellfish poultry calcium and protein egg whites egg substitutes skim or 1 milk low-fat or nonfat cheeses or yogurt eat less trans fats from partially hydrogenated or deep-fried foods; saturated fats from whole-fat dairy or red meat packaged foods of any kind especially those high in sodium white or egg breads granola-type cereals refined pastas or rice fast food egg yolks whole or 2 percent milk whole milk products like cheese or yogurt

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