It's winter and it's snowing out, so you don't feel like exercising. But we need to eat. Here are some tips to eat your way to a healthier heart.

American Heart Month doctor

The American Heart Association has published some very good tips to start becoming heart healthy during the winter months when going outside for a walk or exercise is out of the question.

  • Eating healthy starts at home: Keep your kitchen filled with vegetables, fruits and whole grains that will add nourishment to your existence.

  • You can eat a healthy diet without dieting: Eat smaller portions and stay away from empty calorie foods.

  • Put the right foods on your plate: Add vegetables and fruits, whole grains, beans, lean protein and low-fat dairy products.

American Health Month is sponsored by Wentworth-Douglas Hospital.

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