I usually tell people to make nutritional changes over time as they feel comfortable, but when it comes to cardiovascular disease, that's not good enough. High blood pressure, high cholesterol and high triglycerides can have severe, and even fatal, consequences. Fortunately, making serious changes to your lifestyle and diet — specifically, eliminating bad fats, cholesterol, refined carbs and salt — right away can improve your heart health and help you live a longer life.
With its abundance of fresh, local produce and sunny weather for outdoor activities, summer is the perfect time of year to embrace a heart-healthy lifestyle. Follow these seasonal tips to protect your ticker.
An apple a day really may keep the doctor away! Get your fill of this heart-smart fruit. Try these 6 delicious recipes.
The right snacks provide key nutrients to keep your ticker strong and your taste buds satisfied. Nourish your heart with these munchies.