Native to the Mediterranean climate, almonds are a staple of the heart-healthy diet and provide many health benefits. It's true they’re high in fat in general, but they’re packed with healthy monounsaturated fat.
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.
For decades, we've been told that fats in food are unhealthy. New research is prompting medical experts to re-evaluate fat – and it’s not totally taboo. Learn which fats are actually good for you and which you should always avoid.
A top Cleveland Clinic doctor names four advances that are likely to change the way your doctor prevents and treats heart disease.
If you have diabetes and need treatment for chronic static angina -- the kind that causes chest pain from exertion -- you should know about new treatment guidelines that recommend surgery over stenting.
Lemon or lime wedges in restaurant drinks may flavor your drink, but if they aren’t clean and handled properly, they can also add bacteria that can make you ill.
The number of U.S. men and women with the kind of obesity that settles around the waist – which can indicate a greater risk of ailments such as diabetes and heart disease – has risen sharply over the last 12 years.
The holidays tempt us with sugary, rich foods. Is it OK to indulge a little, even though you have diabetes? Marwan Hamaty, MD, talks about holiday challenges for those with diabetes.
During the holidays especially you may be invited to have a glass of wine or a festive drink. According to the American Diabetes Association, most people with diabetes can enjoy alcohol in moderation. But if you have diabetes, you'll want to take some extra precautions if you choose to drink.