How to eat a heart-healthy diet

Hi, I’m Andrea Ho And I’m Daphna Steinberg, and we’re Registered Dietitians in the Schulich Heart Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Healthy eating is an important way to maintain heart health. Over the next few minutes, we’d like to share answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about heart healthy eating. I…

Congestive heart failure and low sodium diet

EMILY LISCIANDRO: If you’ve been diagnosed with congestive heart failure, your doctor has asked you to follow a very low sodium diet of less than 2000 milligrams per day. So what is sodium? Sodium is a mineral that is found in all foods, and is necessary for good health. But most people get too much…

Top 5 Heart Health Tips

Nine out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, which is our second leading cause of death. But the power of prevention is in your hands says Registered Dietitian Daphna Steinberg. So lifestyle is the cornerstone for prevention and for treatment, as well as an adjunct to medication. She offers…