15 Heart-healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

15 Heart-Healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

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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.

Carrott Zucchini Muffins

Recipe: Morning Glory Chia Seed Muffins

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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!

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Fish Oil Supplements, Vitamins Won’t Lower Your Cholesterol

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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.

To follow a balanced, heart-healthy diet, you need to eat veggies, fruit, fish, soy, grains, legumes, nuts and seeds on a regular basis. But some foods have more heart-healthy disease-fighting nutrients than others. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

The Top 17 Foods for Heart Health (Infographic)

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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.

Baked salmon

Fish Faceoff: Wild Salmon vs. Farmed Salmon

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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.


5 Healthy Foods You Think Are Unhealthy

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When you envision foods that wreck your diet or sabotage your health, what pops into your mind? The list likely includes foods that can actually help your health.

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5 Reasons to Eat Good Fats (Slideshow)

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Fats are not all created equal — and they are not all bad for you. Learn why you should embrace good fats in your quest for health.

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A Warning About Omega-3 Supplements (Video)

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Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements is good for your heart, but might be more useful as a preventive measure. If you already have cardiovascular risk, omega-3 supplements may have no benefit.

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23 Foods That Are Good For Your Skin

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Can some foods make your skin look firmer, clearer and younger? Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about healthy choices for you that are also healthy for your skin.

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Omega-3s Linked to Better Memory Later in Life

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A new study shows that eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like those in the Mediterranean diet, may help preserve memory and thinking abilities later in life.