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heart–healthy

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adjective \ˈhärt-ˌhel-thē\

Simple Definition of heart–healthy

  • : good for the health of your heart

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of heart–healthy

  1. :  conducive to a healthy heart and circulatory system <heart–healthy exercise> <a heart–healthy diet>

1980

First Known Use of heart–healthy

1980

Rhymes with heart–healthy


Medical Dictionary

heart–healthy

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adjective \ˈhärt-ˌhel-thē\

Medical Definition of heart–healthy

  1. :  conducive to a healthy heart and circulatory system <heart-healthy exercise> <a heart-healthy diet> <Sales of fish-oil supplements—one source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids—are booming and poised to climb even higher.—David Bjerklie et al., Time, 6 Dec. 2004>




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