Lycopene, an antioxidant found in tomatoes, may help repair heart patients' damaged blood vessels. But supplements containing lycopene may also have side effects. For now, enjoy fresh tomatoes instead.
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.
This flavorful mix of beans, artichokes, red pepper, onion, tomato and herbs is easy to make, healthy and filling. Make it as an appetizer, side dish or meal.
What can you do with leftover roast chicken? Make a fantastic second meal like these Asian chicken wraps! They can be put together in less than 30 minutes.
Need something sweet, cool and refreshing? This popsicle recipe focuses on fruit purees so it's healthy and delicious. It's also easy -- make them at home and put them in your freezer.
We know that you're too busy during the week to prepare complicated, time-consuming breakfasts for you and your family. Here are five delicious, heart-healthy breakfast ideas that take no more than 10 minutes to prepare.
For your heart’s sake, steer clear of processed red meat when you barbecue. You don't have to sacrifice delicious flavor, though. Try these healthy options.
A healthy breakfast does not require a lot of time or energy every day. But by making a few changes in shopping and morning habits, you can establish a lifetime of healthy eating.
Enjoy this very refreshing, tasty drink for breakfast or a snack. You can build from this recipe and modify it with different fruit such as strawberries or you can use a low-fat soy milk or skim milk.
Your blood pressure benefits when you eat lots of veggies. A recent study suggests the biggest benefit may come from eating your vegetables raw. When you cook vegetables, you change their chemical composition.
Choosing what to eat shouldn't be complicated. For many years, the Mediterranean diet has helped lower incidence of heart attack and stroke, and it's a delicious way to better health.