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Healthy Heart Meals Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Heart Meals.

The SparkDiet: Mediterranean Style!

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! ...  Read more

12 Ways to Treat Your Heart to Breakfast

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

The Keys to Conquering Cholesterol

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

A Power Food for Health Nuts

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

Eating for a Healthy Heart

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

Using chicken breast as main meal
Updated 8/31/2016 9:51:02 PM

Hello everyone, I have a somewhat vague question about meal plans. I want to create one-for-all meal that i can have for one month in order to help me with my physical exam. I call it one-for-all meal because I will be having this meal thre...  Read more

Plan my meals carefully every week, but get derail
Updated 8/31/2016 9:30:54 PM

Plan my meals carefully every week, but get derailed by going out to eat with coworkers/family. This stops me from losing weight because I'm so short and have a lowish calorie range. How do you manage this? Can't seem to order a salad. #needadvice...  Read more

Had my prepped meal for lunch, ground turkey, some
Updated 8/31/2016 4:01:56 PM

Had my prepped meal for lunch, ground turkey, some rice with grilled bell peppers, zucchini and onions. It was great....  Read more

Don't stuff yourself. If you're eating healthy hig

Don't stuff yourself. If you're eating healthy high nutrition low calorie foods you'll be fine. Read your nutrition reports every day and see where you can make changes....  Read more

Down 52 pounds. 18 more to my first goal. So proud! Healthy lifestyle for myself and family.
Updated 8/31/2016 5:21:30 PM

Down 52 pounds. 18 more to my first goal. So proud! Healthy lifestyle for myself and family....  Read more

aha cookbooks

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

Sardines Lower Risk Of Heart Disease

Sardines contain heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, Have two fish meals per week because thatís going to lower your risk for heart disease. Sardines are packaged in water, in oil, mustard, with lemon or chili peppers, or in tomato sauce, which might...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Heart Healthy Advice from Cardiologist Moms

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

A Springtime Pork Feast That's Healthy

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