The old saying, "You are what you eat," may be more true than we ever realized - especially when it comes to heart disease. In fact, four of the risk factors for heart disease are related to your diet: high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes and obesity. Making changes in the food you eat may greatly improve your health.

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For more information on Nutrition & Weight Management

  • To make an appointment with a registered dietitian, call the Cleveland Clinic Preventive Cardiology - (216) 444-9353 or (800) 223-2273 ext. 9353.
  • Weight Management: A team approach - 10-week program for individuals who are under a doctor’s care for weight management, conducted by clinicians from the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology with licensed registered dietitians - (216) 444-6115 or (800) 223-2273, ext. 46115 for more information.
  • Cleveland Clinic Health Information Library - http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/search/
  • American Heart Association - http://www.americanheart.org/*
  • To search for nutrition information on the web, go to the Tufts University Nutrition Navigator at http://navigator.tufts.edu/index.html*

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