Juicy tomatoes growing under the Tuscan sun, oranges that burst with life, the steamy warmth of fresh-baked breads—there are several mouth-watering reasons to treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Mediterranean. The food is magnificent!
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We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some a.m. meals are better for your heart than others. We've rounded up this list of breakfasts that fall within the heart-healthy guidelines of the Academy of Nutrition and Di... Read more
Heart disease is a scary thing. In the face of dire risk factor statistics and horror stories about cholesterol, you can easily get rattled. You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol question, and feel like you face uninformed life and... Read more
We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful.
Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s... Read more
Looking for ways to kick start your heart-healthy lifestyle? Start by looking at your diet. Poor food choices can have a negative effect on your heart, weight and overall health; but making small, sustainable changes to improve your diet can have a l... Read more
I know the site uses calories to help set meal plans, but I'm also on a low carb diet. I set one of my nutrition goals for 40 carbs per day (doctor requested) but the food plans don't change to help. Is there a way to set this?... Read more
Hiya, 26yr old who is refocusing on being healthy and losing weight. Would love some buddies to motivate each other and socialise with. And well help to keep me focused and supported through my journey and of course for you too!! Have a good day guys... Read more
35yr old mom of 3.. Committed to a healthy lifestyle for LIFE now.. almost finished with Day 30 of Power 90.. Looking for Motivation, Accountability and Fun Buddies... Hard Work and Dedication are my Motto.. Stay positive...... Read more
My biggest problem is establishing meal times. I work third shift 10pm to 6am and sleep in two periods usually from 8 to about noon and 5 till 8:30. So I tend to have to many meals, any suggestions?... Read more
The American Heart Association has written a number of cookbooks. Some books target quick and easy, low-sodium, one-dish meals, and each cookbook offers tips on how to make your life easier and healthier for a better heart. Another huge plus: each me... Read more
This meal tastes of springtime, and it's light enough that it fits into a heart-healthy diet. You won't believe that it clocks in under 300 calories. This meal was designed to have reduced fat and sodium, with moderate calories, but I didn't skimp on... Read more
Find Reasons to Move Sharonne Hayes, M.D., has a demanding schedule as director of the Mayo Clinic Women's Heart Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota, which leaves scant time for hourlong workouts. So she makes an effort to get her physical activ... Read more
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