Besides supplying heart-healthy omega-3s, chia seeds keep your blood sugar balanced and are full of minerals and antioxidants. It's a perfect snack, breakfast or even dessert -- try these 6 flavor combos.
This Italian-inspired salad is a quick workday meal for the entire family. Packed with fiber, potassium, and your daily allotment of omega-3-rich fats, this is a perfect dish anytime.
Salmon breaks apart so delicately with your fork -- it's hard to believe something so delicious can be so good for you too. It provides essential omega-3 fatty acids, which your body cannot produce on its own.
Fish are the number one source for omega-3 fatty acids—the essential fats our bodies need to thrive. Like oil for your car, you might say omega-3 keeps your arteries “well oiled” for a healthy heart. But how much should you eat? And which ones are safest? There are so many fish from which to choose. Here is a brief guide to fish choices for a safe heart-healthy diet at any age.
Eating a wide range of vegetables, fruit, fish and other foods can help lower your risk of developing heart disease. Here are our dietitian's favorite heart-healthy foods.
These muffins are mildly sweet, nutty and full of veggies and fiber. The cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, raisins and dates all make these muffins so delicious, you'll forget they're so good for you!
If you’re taking supplements like fish oil or a multi-vitamin in the hopes of improving your cholesterol counts, save your money. There are better, more effective strategies.
You know you should eat more veggies, fish and soy for heart health. But which foods are best? Our Heart & Vascular Institute dietitians share 17 “power foods” for your heart.
You want the benefits of fish such as salmon — but what about the risks? Find out whether wild fish or farmed fish is better for your health.