New analysis of old studies says saturated fats may not be the main diet culprit in heart disease. But experts say current diet guidelines are still your best bet. Here's why.
When it comes to blood pressure, cardiologists say no number is considered too low, unless a patient has symptoms. Steven Nissen, M.D. explains how the DASH diet can help lower numbers.
Results from a recent study might just make you put down that soda for good. They confirm what doctors have been saying for years: Too much sugar is a bad thing for your health, especially your heart.
Life is stressful enough, and trying to buy heart-healthy foods that won't empty your wallet isn't easy. A few simple ideas can help.
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.