Is the trend in coconut products really heart healthy? Learn when and how coconut water and coconut oil are helpful, and when they are too much of a good thing.
Heart Healthy Living
Stay informed about heart, vascular and thoracic topics in this continuation of The Beating Edge blog from our Heart & Vascular Institute, which is ranked No. 1 in heart care in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Everyone agrees: trans fat is unhealthy. Now federal regulators are taking steps to eliminate it from our diet completely. In three years, food manufacturers will have to phase out artificial trans fats from their products, under guidelines announced by the FDA.
Having trouble keeping up with whether certain foods are good for your heart or not? This checklist sorts through the confusion and boils down the latest evidence.
It’s well-established that the Mediterranean diet is the best choice for heart health. But a recent study finds that adding nuts or olive oil to this diet could help protect your brain, too.
You don’t want to heat up the kitchen — or clean pots and pans. The solution? Fire up the grill and throw on some burgers for a quick meal with minimal fuss. Keep in mind that the quality of your ingredients determines whether you’re serving a healthy meal to your family, or one that’s loaded
Diet implications of the new cholesterol guidelines focus more on carbs and sugar vs. fats. Here’s why.
The shorter you are, the more likely you are to have heart disease or a heart attack. A recent study in the U.K. reveals why.
Choices you make every day about diet and exercise play a major role in your heart health. Here are seven ways to make good choices easier.
If you'd like to cut down or eliminate your consumption of meat, but you're not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays.
A recent study found that periodically walking during long runs doesn’t cost you any benefits to your heart health -- and may even save some wear and tear on your muscles. This is especially true for non-elite runners.