6 Heart-Healthy Food Swaps

1. Choose lean meats over red meat.

Replace fatty red meat with skinless chicken, turkey, or fish.

2. Whole grains over refined grains.

Instead of refined grains, choose quinoa, brown rice, and whole wheat pasta.

3. Ditch sugary drinks for fruit-infused water.

Fruit-infused water replaces sugary sodas and drinks.

4. Eat whole fruit instead of drinking juice.

Choose whole fruits over juices to maximize fiber and minerals.

Eat whole fruit instead of drinking juice.

Apples, oranges, and berries are low in sugar and contain heart-healthy vitamins and antioxidants.

5. Replace salt with herbs and spices.

Season foods using herbs and spices instead of salt to reduce sodium.

6. Replace processed snacks with nuts and seeds.

Switch to heart-healthy nuts and seeds from packaged snacks rich in fat.