Opt for whole grains and low-fat ingredients
(HealthDay News) -- Is your lunchtime sandwich as healthy as it could be?
The American Heart Association suggests:
- Opt for 100 percent whole grain breads, tortilla wraps or pita pockets. Make sure they contain no hydrogenated oils and little saturated fat.
- Switch up the usual lettuce and tomato with some shredded carrot, zucchini, or slices of pear or apple.
- Skip mayo and cheese in favor of avocado or hummus.
- Swap processed lunch meat for grilled chicken leftovers.
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