Heart-Healthy Tip #18: It's Not All About the Meat

By: Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D.  |  Monday, February 28, 2011
It's Not All About the Meat: Meat is a great source of protein but it's also a big source of saturated fat in many people's diets. So eat small amounts of lean meat, fish and poultry. Fill up half your plate with healthy vegetables and fruits, a quarter of it with whole grains and the remaining quarter with your choice of lean protein. Try These Recipes: Must-Have Meatless Recipes A Month of Vegetarian Meal Ideas Every day for American Heart Month, we’re posting a quick tip to help you eat for a healthier heart. Join the Healthy Hearts Club group for daily heart-healthy tips throughout the month of February.