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

By Brierley Wright, February 9, 2011 - 8:51am

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

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.

TAGS: Brierley Wright, Health, Healthy Hearts Challenge

Brierley Wright
Brierley's interest in nutrition and food come together in her position as nutrition editor at EatingWell. Brierley holds a master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. A Registered Dietitian, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont.

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