When it comes to making heart-healthy choices at the grocery store, being prepared is key. Make a list, and stick to it.
Michelle Musselwhite, a Carolinas HealthCare System registered dietitian, recommends keeping a list on your refrigerator at all times. “Add items throughout the week, instead of trying to remember what you need right before you go to the grocery store,” she said.
|cauliflower||dark green leafy vegetables|
|brown rice||oatmeal (not instant)|
|raisins||whole grain bread|
|plain Greek yogurt||skim milk|
|soy milk||almond milk|
|wild salmon||lean meats (chicken, turkey)|
|olive oil||canola oil|
|dried beans||dried peas|