Mayo Clinic Minute: Ideas for a heart healthy diet



How do you have your heart? What are you doing to make it healthier? A new Mayo Clinic study shows a family history of heart disease is a big factor in how to answer these questions.

In the latest Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup, 67 percent of participants with a family history of heart disease cited dietary changes as the main way they work to improve heart health, followed by regular blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring (59 percent) and increased exercise (51 percent). .

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, cardiologist Dr. Rekha Mankad ideas for dietary changes you can make today to boost your heart health. Jeff Olsen reports.

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