While heart and blood vessel disease is the number one killer in Australia, there is lot you can do to reduce your risk. Whether you have existing heart disease, high cholesterol or triglycerides, high blood pressure, a family history of these conditions or just want to prevent heart problems in the future, our Accredited Dietitians can help you make food choices that improve the health of your heart.
Fats are an essential part of our diet.There are good fats and bad fats in our food. The bad fats increase blood cholesterol levels, increasing your risk of developing heart disease. These are the ones to be most careful about.
It is therefore essential that you understand which foods contain the ‘good’ heart protective fats and which foods contain the ‘bad’ cholesterol promoting fats. We can help you identify these foods and work with you maximise your intake of healthy fats that promotes the heart protective properties to help reduce your risk of heart disease or better manage your cholesterol and blood pressure.
To find out more information or to make an appointment with one of our dietitians please contact us at one of our consult locations.