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Unhealthy Eating

What Can I Do To Improve My Diet?

  • Make only one or two changes to start. Begin slowly and gradually add other changes over time.
  • Eat at least 3 meals a day. Start with breakfast. Never skip meals.
  • Eat regularly during the day. A good guideline is to eat every 4 to 5 hours. This can help to prevent you from feeling extreme hunger and overeating.
  • Include more plant-based foods. Have a fruit or vegetable as a part of every meal or snack. Cook with legumes or beans more often.
  • Choose whole grain breads and cereals, such as:
  • Have fish instead of red meat more often.
  • Limit foods high in sugar, such as:
  • Speak to your cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation team or registered dietitian for further guidance.
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