Did you know that the Heart-Check mark makes it easy to spot heart-healthy foods in the grocery store or when dining out? When you see it, you can be confident that a product aligns with the American Heart Association’s recommendations for an overall healthy eating pattern. Making small, simple changes to your overall eating pattern can help you and your family stay healthy. Learn the basics of good nutrition and making healthy food and drink choices.
Check for the Heart-Check Mark
The Heart-Check mark is a simple tool to help you Eat Smart. When you see it, you can be confident that a product aligns with the American Heart Association’s recommendations for an overall healthy eating pattern.
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When you cook at home you have more control over ingredients and portion sizes, so aim to cook at home more often than eating out. When you prepare and cook meals at home,
1) you’re in control of what you and your family are eating
2) you can get inventive and inspired with your culinary creations
3) you save money.
You don’t have to be an experienced cook to prepare something everyone will love. Anyone can learn to cook healthy – yes, even you. Brush up your skills with our videos and how-to articles, or take a cooking class with friends. Check out these Heart Healthy Recipes that you can make at home: https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/company-collaboration/heart-check-certification/heart-check-certified-recipes