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February is American Heart Month

Diet of the month

Keep that ticker healthy! Dr. Ehtisham Mahmud, chief of Cardiovascular Medicine and director of the UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, tells us what the ideal cardiac diet looks like (hint: hello, Mediterranean diet).

  • Low-fat, low
    -cholesterol,
    rich in legumes
    and grains

  • Heavy in
    fruits and
    vegetables

  • White meat,
    preferably fish
    and chicken

 
 

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