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While research shows consuming food high in sugar, salt and saturated fat can increase the risk for heart disease, it’s often difficult to change your eating habits. Dr. Amy Pollak, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, encourages embracing a Mediterranean diet, which offers many heart-healthy benefits.
Dr. Amy Pollak's Heart Healthy Diet Challenge
Dr. Pollak's top three heart-healthy tips are as follows:
Dr. Pollak also recommends reducing sodium intake, which can be a leading cause in high blood pressure, which can significantly impact risk for a heart attack or stroke.
Journalists: Broadcast quality video with Dr. Pollak is available in the downloads.