Tag: heart health

5 Foods Your Heart Loves (and 2 Foods It’s Totally Over)

by in Healthy Tips, February 14, 2014

Much attention is paid to the heart on Valentine’s Day, but maybe romance shouldn’t be the sole focus. Keeping the heart healthy is the best way to keep love alive — and diet is key to  heart health. Rachel Johnson, PhD, RD, professor of nutrition at University of Vermont and chair of the American HeartRead more

The New Cholesterol Guidelines: Do They Affect Your Diet?

by in Food News, November 13, 2013

News broke yesterday regarding new guidelines for prescribing statin medications. Doctors are being urged to use a revised set of criteria, established by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, to determine who should be prescribed cholesterol lowering medications. Eating for Heart Health The new guidelines also include recommendations for following aRead more

10 Foods for a Healthy Heart

by in Healthy Tips, February 9, 2011

You probably know to lay off the fried foods and other sources of artery-clogging fats to keep your heart happy, but what about the foods you should be eating to keep it healthy? Here’s our top 10 list.

Spotlight Recipes: 25 Heart-Healthy Choices

by in Healthy Recipes, February 23, 2010

Love your heart and your tastebuds at the same time! In honor of American Heart Month this February, we’re sharing our top 25 delicious recipes for heart health.

To meet our heart-healthy guidelines, entrees contain no more than 400 calories with 15 grams of fat (6 grams saturated). Side dishes are limited to 250 calories and 10 grams of fat (5 grams saturated).