Personal Trainer Portland | Lifestyle Management Recommendations | AHA/ACC

According to the AHA and the ACC here are some simple guidelines for a healthier lifestyle. Below is a summary of what the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology1. Daily intake of fruits, whole grains and vegetables2. Daily intake of nuts, vegetable oils (non-tropical), fish, poultry, legumes and low fat dairy products. 3. A reduced or limited intake of sugar-sweetened beverages, sweets and red meats. 4. If you are trying to reduce your LDL levels (cholesterol), the AHA/ACC recommends reducing your calories from saturated fats by 5%-6% and trans fat too. 5. If you need to lower our blood pressure the guidelines are to reduce your sodium intake to 1500-2400 mg/d or to decrease it by ≥ 1000mg/dFor more information about dietary intake calorie requirements, please go to the DASH or USDA Food Pattern sites and the AHA diet. Below are links to all three: DASH Food PatternUSDA Food PatternAHA DietIf you are working with a fitness professional, nutritionist, personal trainer Portland or an existing food plan, take a look at these three food resource websites above and see how you are doing according these professional guidelines. The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon107 SE Washington Street, Suite 137Portland, Oregon 97214503-953-0241