Summer...Shop the Local Farmers Market!
Reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke by eating healthy! Healthy eating is easy, inexpensive and tasty. Make smart choices when planning your meals and shopping, read the labels and avoid Trans fats and partially hydrogenated oils. Avoid foods with added sugars, high amounts of sodium, and saturated fats.
Some foods to include in your meal plan should include the following:
- Whole grains
- Seeds and nuts
- Low-fat and fat-free dairy products
- Fish, oily fish contain omega-3 fatty acids
- Skinless poultry
- Beans and legumes
- Fruits and vegetables
If possible, shop your local Farmers Market, check out the website of the Billerica Farmers Market.