If heart disease runs in your family, are you destined for heart health issues? A Cleveland Clinic expert says not necessarily.
Hitting the drive-thru multiple times a week can take a toll on your body. Here’s how fast food can affect your heart, your mood and your overall health.
Lunch meat is generally considered unhealthy, but what if it’s your only option? A dietitian discusses what to consider.
It’s a debate that has been going on for years – is pork considered a red or white meat? A dietitian weighs in on the topic.
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A family history of coronary artery disease can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. But there are steps you can take to lower your risk.
Statins are effective for preventing heart attacks and strokes, but some people stop taking them because of side effects. If you think you can’t tolerate statins, ask your doctor about trying the following steps.
Heart disease and kidney disease share many of the same risk factors, including high blood pressure and high blood sugar levels. Here’s what you can do to reduce your risk of both.
It’s well known that low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad cholesterol,” is a major cause of heart disease. But there’s a lesser-known kind of cholesterol that can play a role in someone’s heart risk called Lipoprotein(a).
BMI isn’t the only number to consider when calculating how your weight impacts your risk of heart disease. Learn why waist size matters — and how best to measure it.
A new study found a two- to three-fold increase in levels of TMAO, a compound associated with heart disease and stroke risk, in people who ate a high-red meat diet, compared to those who got their protein from white meat or plant-based foods.