heart-healthy


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heart-health·y

 (härt′hĕl′thē)
adj.
Promoting cardiovascular well-being, as a food or lifestyle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heart-healthy - of foods that are low in fats and sodium and other ingredients that may foster heart disease
wholesome - conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
Translations

heart-healthy

adj cardiosaludable
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