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What you eat affects your risk for having heart disease and poor blood circulation, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Heart disease is the #1 killer and stroke is the #3 killer of American women and men.
To help you prevent heart disease and stroke, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has developed three heart healthy eating plans:
For more information on these eating plans, see our Heart Healthy Eating Fact Sheet.
Content last updated June 17, 2008.
Resources last updated June 17, 2008.