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.

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Love Your Heart

Love Your Heart

Tags: heart health, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet

A new Cleveland Clinic survey reveals that most Americans want to eat heart-healthy, but few of us know how. Discover which foods and diet are best for your heart. Get recipes and tips on heart-healthy living.


15 Heart-healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

15 Heart-Healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

Tags: Catalyst, heart healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, omega-3, snacking

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.


How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

Tags: breakfast, cholesterol, eggs, healthy diet, morning, saturated fat

You may love eggs for breakfast. But how often should you eat them, especially if you're worried about cholesterol? Our expert shares diet and cooking tips.


Recipe: Hearty Tomato Bean and Veggie Soup

Recipe: Hearty Tomato Bean and Veggie Soup

Tags: fruits and vegetables, heart healthy diet, Recipes

This vegetable soup recipe is healthy, delicious and easy to make. Team this soup with some crisp winter apples or pears and a serving of low-fat Cheddar cheese, and you’re ready for company.


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35 Easy Low-Cal Snack Ideas — Each Under 200 Calories

Tags: healthy diet, snacking, snacks, weight loss

Snacking is a dieter's trick but is also great for anyone who wants to avoid excessive hunger and overeating during meals. Enjoy these 35 delicious, low-calorie snacks between meals. Only 200 calories each!


Tomato juice or Bloody Mary

Cheers to Your Good Health! (Video)

Tags: dr. gillinov, healthy diet, Healthy heart, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart videos, holiday cheer, video

Bloody Mary, anyone? This holiday season, raise a glass to moderation and healthier drink options. Find out how you can indulge and have fun — while making choices that are good for you and your heart.


How You Can Roast Chestnuts in the Oven: 4 Easy Steps

How You Can Roast Chestnuts in the Oven: 4 Easy Steps

Tags: heart healthy diet, holiday season, holidays, Recipes

Roasting chestnuts in your oven isn't hard and makes for a delicious offering over the holidays for guests. Learn how to prepare them in four easy steps.


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Recipe: Ensalada de Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad)

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, nutrition, Recipes

Today, our series on delicious heart-healthy holiday foods takes us to Mexico with a tangy and colorful ensalada de Noche Buena—or Christmas Eve salad.


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Try These 3 Mediterranean Dishes for Your Holiday Dinner

Tags: diet, foods from around the world, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, Mediterranean diet, nutrition, Recipes

The Mediterranean diet is not only delicious, it’s healthy. Give these heart-healthy recipes a try for the holidays.


6 Yummy Cookie Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

6 Yummy Cookie Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Tags: foods from around the world, healthy diet, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, Recipes

It’s true: You can make mouth-watering, lighter versions of your favorite Christmas cookie recipes that substitute natural sweeteners and lower-fat ingredients—and no one will know the difference.