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Aim for an overall healthful dietary pattern, the American Heart Association advises, rather than focusing on “good” or “bad” foods.

Credit... Rachel Levit Ruiz

Jane E. Brody

Published Nov. 29, 2021 Updated Dec. 21, 2021

There are no “good” foods and “bad” foods. Rather, it’s your overall dietary pattern that matters most when it comes to healthful eating.

That’s the main message from the American Heart Association in its latest nutrition guidance to improve the hearts and health of Americans of all ages and life circumstances.

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