It's been clear that high cholesterol is a risk factor for developing coronary blockages, but only recently has evidence emerged showing that it also causes a risk of narrowing of the aortic valve.
Is it okay to eat butter now? See what top cardiologists want you to know about what's changing in our view of diet and heart disease.
Preliminary studies show the citrus fruit bergamot may effectively lower cholesterol without the undesirable side effects of statins.
If you enjoy a having a drink, you may perk up when you read a headline touting the health benefits of alcohol. But you also may wonder — how strong is the science behind the headlines?
Throughout history, chocolate has been beloved around the world, at times serving as a medicinal cure and a ritual drink. The good news is that recent studies tell us this popular sweet is heart-healthy and full of antioxidants. Find out more about which chocolate is best for you and why.
Researchers have long been telling us that a heart-healthy diet can benefit children as well as adults. A new study shows that these health gains could occur as quickly as in a month.
A top nutrition advisory committee says people no longer have to be concerned about eating foods that are high in cholesterol. The committee’s report will help shape the next version of the U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
Oatmeal can be made many ways, with different fruit and nut toppings. But here's the other beautiful thing about oatmeal. If you eat one and one-half cups of it each day, you can lower your cholesterol by 5 to 8 percent.