Tag:

heart disease

Become a label ninja

The improved Nutrition Facts label makes it easier to sort healthy items from unhealthy—but you have to know what to look for.

Milk, demystified

Whole, 2% or 1%? Cow's milk or plant-based? Here's what you need to know when weighing the many options.

Beware sodium stealth bombs

Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.

Do heart attacks rise as we spring ahead?

Preventive and interventional cardiologists provide suggestions for how to take it easy on your ticker.

Love those grainy days

Oats, brown rice, quinoa and other whole grains help with heart health.

The superfoods of fall

Autumn will soon arrive, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Top 10 cholesterol-busters

Simple, subtle changes to your diet could help protect you from heart disease and stroke.

Patient Story

A new way of life

A retired professor charts a fresh path of plant-based eating—and he feels no need to look back.

Patient Story

‘You are amazing’

Rick Eding learned he had a failing heart in his early 30s. And now, exactly 3,676 days after a procedure to restore his quality of life, he’s unstoppable.

Hold the salt

Little by little, you can get your sodium intake under control.

Don’t let a diagnosis get you down

If you're battling a chronic condition, a few healthy lifestyle changes could help improve your outcome.

Patient Story

Zelda saves the day

In a classic Lassie-style move, Neil Tetzlaff’s Brittany spaniel sought help when her owner collapsed from cardiac arrest.