Chronic high blood pressure is a killer, but you have more power than you might think to control it. Diet plays a major role in regulating hypertension and what you eat can determine how low it can go.
Avocados get three-fourths of their calories from fat -- but because it is monounsaturated fat and because avocados are low in calories, you can enjoy eating them in good health.
Only half of the 78 million adults in the United States who have high blood pressure have it under control. This is cause for concern as high blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
Calorie counters miss the mark by skipping breakfast. It's well known that regular, healthy meals help balance blood sugar and regulate weight. And, you might also be cheating yourself out of a healthy heart.
Dark chocolate. Cherries. Brownies. Oh my! This recipe is perfect to make and share on Valentine's Day. It can fulfill your chocolate cravings without expanding your waistline.
This trail mix recipe is not only satisfying and flavorful -- it is also good for you and good for your heart. Just remember that nuts pack a calorie-punch, so a little goes a long way.
Public health officials have been pointing out the dangers of eating lots of saturated fats for years, so will a recent U.K. article that says fear of saturated fat is much ado about nothing cause a spike in lard-laden meals?
Everyone knows that eating too much sugar can lead to dental decay, but a new study finds that high levels of a dietary sugar product can weaken already stressed heart tissue and lead to heart failure.
It's never too late to improve your odds of a longer, healthy life. That's the upbeat message from a new study that shows that heart attack survivors who ate a healthy diet had a lower mortality rate.
White bread might taste good, but eating refined grains can short-change your health. Whole grains will fill you up and control your weight better than their refined counterparts.