Patient Resources

An Eating Plan for Healthy Americans – American Heart Association Diet

This eating plan from the American Heart Association describes the latest advice of medical and nutrition experts. Use this diet to eat less saturated fat and cholesterol, control your weight and increase your physical activity.

Diabetic Daily Meal Plan Guide

When you find out you have diabetes there are so many things to learn! One of the first things you may want to know is – what can I eat? Choosing healthy foods can help you control your blood glucose. A daily meal plan is an important part of your diabetes management, along with physical activity, blood glucose checks, and often diabetes medication. This guide will provide you with three ways that may help you plan your meals.

Fat and Cholesterol Restricted Diet

This guide will provide you with ways to control foods high in fat, saturated fat and cholesterol.

Fiber Enhanced Diet

This diet is designed to provide foods containing indigestible fiber as a part of preventive and/or therapeutic nutrition.

Sodium Controlled Diet

This diet is used to reduce blood pressure in hypertension and to promote the loss of excess fluids in edema due to cardiovascular or renal disease and in ascites due to hepatic disease.

Mediterranean Diet

The heart-healthy Mediterranean is a healthy eating plan based on typical foods and recipes of Mediterranean-style cooking. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends the Mediterranean diet as an eating plan that can help promote health and prevent disease. And the Mediterranean diet is one your whole family can follow for good health.

The DASH Diet

The DASH diet is a plant-focused diet, rich in fruits and vegetables, nuts, with low-fat and non-fat dairy, lean meats, fish, and poultry, mostly whole grains, and heart healthy fats.

Pertussis – Whooping Cough

Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious disease for babies. This guide provides information on prevention of pertussis.