by Purple Carrot
While there are lots of really good reasons to eat plant-based meals during American Heart Month, we thought we’d give you one more:
If you’re focused on your health, these results show that eating a plant-based diet is a great—and dare we say, delicious—way to make positive changes. But why stop there?
It’s a smart idea to check-in with your physician before undertaking any lifestyle modifications, but the American Heart Association® has some great ideas if you’re trying to prevent or manage high blood pressure:
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Reduce saturated and total fat in your meals (in addition to eating lots of produce and less dairy)
- Reduce sodium
- Get active a few times a week
- Limit your alcohol
Here’s to healthy eating and living!