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Eating for Heart Health

Gail Underbakker, RD, MS, Nutrition Coordinator, UW Health Preventive CardiologyPresenter: Gail Underbakke, RD, MS, retired dietitian with more than 25 years of experience, UW Health Preventive Cardiology.

 

Overview: The food pyramid has been replaced with the healthy plate model. Learn how to use this simple new tool to build a healthy meal and to use nutrition to manage blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and weight.

 

Video presentation (Feb. 12, 2013)

 

Additional Resources

 

Build a Healthy Meal

 

Prepare Your Pantry (pdf)

 

Modifying Your Favorite Recipes (pdf)

 

Meal Starter Ideas (pdf)

 

Managing Blood Vessel Disease Through Diet (pdf)

 

Videos: Healthy Choices

 

Videos and recipes: Cooking Outside the Box

 

Videos: Eating For Heart Health (2012)

 

Heart Healthy at Any Age

 

Healthy Eating on the Go (pdf)