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8 Smart Food Swaps for a Healthy Heart

November 3, 2016

A few bouts of atrial fibrillation (afib) can be enough to turn almost anyone’s focus to heart health. Changing what you eat and drink may top the list of things you can do to protect your heart, so it’s important to understand the relationship between this abnormal heart rhythm condition (afib) and food, says Lisa Cimperman, RD, clinical dietitian at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland.

Most dietary strategies are designed around weight loss, because obesity may increase the risk for atrial fibrillation. But a diet that improves your overall heart health could also help with an atrial fibrillation condition, as well as with related complications. So if you have atrial fibrillation, make food choices that can be good for your heart.

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