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.