Heart-Healthy Tip #7: Substitute Extra-Virgin Olive Oil for Butter

By: Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D.  |  Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Good morning Healthy Hearts Club! Every day for American Heart Month, we’re posting a quick tip to help you eat for a healthier heart. Here’s today’s tip:
Substitute extra-virgin olive oil for butter to reduce saturated fat and add heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fat.
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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.