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Healthy Recipes

A couple looking at recipes online while cookingDelicious Decisions*
From the American Heart Association (AHA).

Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes/Platillos latinos sabrosos y saludables PDF file (PDF-1.2Mb)
Latino recipes in  English and Spanish from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Fruit & Veggies Matter
CDC's site provides easy ways and recipe ideas to add more fruits and vegetables into your daily eating patterns.

A Healthier You
Here are almost 100 easy-to-make, fun, and delicious recipes based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. No advanced cooking skills required, and they taste great.

Heart-Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style PDF file (PDF-1.3Mb)
From the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Keep the Beat: Heart Healthy Recipes PDF file (PDF-1.9Mb)
From the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Meals Matter*
Developed by the Dairy Council of California, this site has recipes, personal nutrition planner, fitness planner and more.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Web site provides a list of delicious recipes the whole family will enjoy--from appetizers to desserts.

Want to learn more?

Stay Young at Heart
Cooking the heart-healthy way, by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight
Tips on how to eat healthfully and enjoy it.

Planning Meals
By stocking up on healthier foods that contain fewer calories, you'll be making small changes that can prepare you to be a weight-loss success story!

Cutting Calories
Ways to cut calories for your meals, snacks, and even beverages.

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Page last reviewed: August 11, 2008
Page last updated: August 11, 2008
Content Source: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion