According to the American Heart Association, there are several steps that can assist in better eating habits:
1- Track what you eat: this will help in figuring out habits and what drives eating decisions.
2- Learn nutrition recommendations: more information can be found through heart.org/recommendations.
3- When shopping, read nutrition labels. Learning how to understand the labels can help in making healthier choices.
4- When cooking at home, take more time to learn healthy preparation methods.
5- When dining out, look for the Hear-Check mark on menus to help you make better choices.
6- Watch your sodium.