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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-1.2Mb)
Latino recipes in English and Spanish from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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-1.3Mb)
From the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Keep the Beat™ Deliciously Healthy Eating
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health Web-site features great recipes, family resources, healthy shopping and cooking tips, and videos. Many of the recipes were created by David Kamen, a chef and professor at the Culinary Institute of America. These recipes are limited in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and sodium, and they're moderate in calories. They use lean cuts of meat, poultry without the skin, fish, beans, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, small amounts of vegetable oil,

Meals Matter*
Developed by the Dairy Council of California, this site has recipes, personal nutrition planner, fitness planner and more.

Smallstep.gov
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Smallsteps.gov Web site provides a list of delicious recipes the whole family will enjoy--from appetizers to desserts.

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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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