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Heart Healthy Foods

Low-Carb Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Nancy Fox | Posted 04.27.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

You'll love the crunch of the lettuce, the slightly saltiness of the soy sauce and the ever so sweet richness of the hoisin sauce and ginger in these tasty wraps. They make a great appetizer or light main course lunch or dinner.

Honey Glazed Salmon With Lemon Butter Sauce

Nancy Fox | Posted 04.20.2015 | Taste
Nancy Fox

This salmon recipe is out-of-this-world delicious!

11 Simple Tricks That Make Heart-Healthy Eating Easier

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Heart disease can often be prevented by making healthy food and lifestyle choices. As a nutritionist, I often work with clients to help them develop a healthy diet and lifestyle to prevent heart disease. Below are 11 simple -- and healthy -- tips for heart health.

Quinoa Black Bean Burger: Layers of Flavor and Packed With Protein

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 03.29.2015 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The added seasonings create layers of flavor that will wow your taste buds.

Low-Carb? Don't Starve: Veggie Alternatives to Pasta, Rice and Bread

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 05.25.2014 | Taste
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I'm a devout carnivore. Meat is still what's for dinner most days "chez nous." So a low-carb, high-protein diet suggested by my doctor sounded perfe...

Could 'Chocolate Pills' Prevent Heart Attacks?

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living

It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can ...

6 Surprising Heart-Healthy Foods

Katherine Brooking | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Brooking

When it comes to heart health, you may be well aware that it's a good idea to cut down on butter and bacon and boost your intake of fruits, veggies and whole grains. But there are some foods that you might never expect to see on a "heart healthy" list.

Changing My Diet After My Heart Attack, From Rosie O'Donnell (VIDEO)

Posted 02.10.2014 | MarloThomas

After struggling with heart health, actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell has made some serious changes to her lifestyle and diet. She shared some of t...

5 Super Foods You Should Eat Every Day

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

While the old adage "you are what you eat" is only partially true -- you are also what your genetics predisposes you to be -- what we put into our bod...

The Top 3 Diets For A Healthy Heart

Next Avenue | Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan It's not so much the specific foods, but your overall eating pattern. Which plan is right for you? ...

What We Can Learn From The Mediterranean Diet: 10 Healthy Foods

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

The Mediterranean diet is an eating plan that is high in fruits and vegetables, and includes whole grains, olive oil, fish, nuts, beans, and legumes. It is low in foods that are high in saturated fats -- such as meat and butter -- and is also low in processed foods.

How To Stay Heart Healthy In February

Mirabai Holland | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Mirabai Holland

February is Heart Month. Since heart disease is the No. 1 killer of men and women, I thought I'd focus on prevention. After all, if you prevent heart disease, you're very unlikely to die from it.

Which Red Foods Are Good For Your Heart?

U.S. News And World Report | Posted 02.14.2013 | Fifty

It's time again for the ultimate red month--February, known as American Heart Month, National Cherry Month, and for Valentine's Day. It's the perfect ...

Rewriting The Low-Sodium Rules

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

I refused to eat bland food or feel like a second-class culinary citizen because of my diet. And in a world where salt sits on a flavor pedestal, I decided that it was time to rewrite the low-sodium rules (uninspiring) and prove that salt-free dishes could keep up (exciting).

10 Foods To Eat For A Healthy Heart

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

February is American Heart Month, and a time to raise awareness about heart disease and to educate the public on ways we can live heart-healthier lives. Here are several foods to include in your diet this month in honor of American Heart Month.

13 Foods To Add To Your Diet In 2013

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

Like clothing, music, and celebrities, certain foods come and go in terms of popularity. Here are 13 that may help you improve your health, assist your weight-loss efforts, or just give you the chance to give your taste buds something new!

RANKED: The Best And Worst Diets For Heart Health

Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living

The latest rankings from U.S. News.

5 Foods To Combat High Cholesterol

Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty

High cholesterol is one of those health problems that can creep up on you. You can’t feel it and you can't always see it -- while being overweight i...

The 20 Best Foods For Heart Health

Posted 11.30.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Smith for Shape.com Protect your heart with every bite of these natural foods. More from Shape.com: Diet Advice You Shouldn't Follow...

7 Nuts And Seeds With Major Health Benefits

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

While you may have been told to avoid nuts and seeds due to their high fat and caloric content, these tasty gems contain heart-healthy unsaturated fats, and are truly terrific to include in your diet.

Women's Health Week: 7 Simple Tips for Heart Health

Marisa Moore | Posted 07.18.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

While breast cancer gets a lot of attention in the media and is certainly a concern, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States and a leading cause of disability among women. Here are seven simple changes you can make to begin nurturing your heart at any stage of your life.

Day 13 of 29 Blogs: 'Shrooms for the Heart

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

For people who find it hard to adhere to strict vegetarian guidelines (aka no meat), there is always the part-time vegetarian plan -- Meatless Monday.

13 Of The Healthiest Foods For Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Healthy Living

President Barack Obama has officially proclaimed February to be American Heart Month, just as every president has done before him, dating back to a 19...

Eat These To Help Your Heart

Posted 12.30.2011 | Healthy Living

By Aviva Patz "Certain key foods can dramatically reduce your heart disease risk," says Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., an associate professor of medi...

12 Myths About Cholesterol

Rebecca S. Reeves, Dr.P.H., R.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rebecca S. Reeves, Dr.P.H., R.D.

If you are trying to maintain healthy cholesterol levels, or your doctor has said that you need to lower your cholesterol, you are probably trying to keep a close eye on your diet.