Health Matters

Take your health to heart

Written by Healthy Living

According to the American Heart Association, the best defenses against cardiovascular diseases are a healthy diet and lifestyle. The organization recommends eating whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry and fish, nuts and legumes, and non-tropical vegetable oils.

South Lake Hospital is offering a heart-healthy eating class on June 20. The free class, which is led by a registered dietitian, emphasizes healthy eating and proper nutrition to promote heart health. The class also invites guest speakers, such as registered nurses and exercise physiologists.

For more information, call 352.241.7109.

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Healthy Living

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Healthy Living promotes a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle with easy-to-read features, try-it-at-home exercise programs, and expert advice from financial planners, mental health professionals, and a variety of other leaders in their respective fields.

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