This February is the 50th anniversary of The American Heart Association’s American Heart Month. But according to a recent survey by the Cleveland Clinic, the majority of Americans are misinformed about heart disease prevention, while 32 percent take no proactive prevention steps.

We constantly hear advice about which foods are good or bad for improving cardiovascular health. In this video Joan Salge Blake, an associate professor and registered dietitian at Boston University, sets the record straight about heart healthy foods. Salge Blake is also a Boston.com blogger. Read more of her nutrition tips on Nutrition and You!

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