University of Illinois Extension
 

Eating for Cardiovascular Health

When compared to people without diabetes, people with diabetes have:

Twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Twice the risk of developing osteoporosis.
Twice the risk of developing lung disease.
Twice the risk of developing cancer.

People trying to eat for heart health should:

Cook most of their foods in butter raher than canola oil.
Eat fish like salmon and tuna instead of hot dogs or sausages.
Eat white breads and pastas more often than whole grain breads and pastas.
Have at least 3 alcoholic drinks each night.

This document is a source of information only, and is not medical advice.