Heart Health

High Blood Cholesterol - What You Need to Know

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

What do the numbers mean? Learn about cholesterol, its components, health effects, and ways to improve your cholesterol to reduce your risk of a heart attack. Also in PDF|200 KB.


MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine.

Find a wealth of information and links to resources on many aspects of heart disease. Also in Spanish.


Tool for Estimating Your 10-year Risk of Having a Heart Attack

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


Heart and Vascular Diseases - Information for Patients and the General Public

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


NIH Senior Health - High Blood Cholesterol

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.


Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol with Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Follow this heart healthy eating plan to lower your cholesterol.


Your Guide to Lowering Your Blood Pressure with DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Get with the plan that is clinically proven to significantly reduce blood pressure! Also in PDF|1 MB.


Heart Healthy Eating from womenshealth.gov

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Find answers to frequently asked questions on the basics of good nutrition and healthy eating. Also in PDF|176 KB.


The Heart Truth logo The Heart Truth: A National Awareness Campaign for Women About Heart Disease

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.


red heart For Your Heart!

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Take an interactive survey to get targeted information for women on nutrition, exercise, cholesterol, blood pressure and other factors related to heart health.


Keep the Beat Recipes Image Keep the Beat: Deliciously Healthy Eating

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Find more than 100 pages of tempting heart healthy, taste-tested recipes sure to please you and your family Recipes also in PDF|8.7 MB.


Delicious Heart-Healthy Latino Recipes

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Find 23 traditional and tasty Latino recipes with reduced fat, cholesterol, and sodium in this bilingual cookbook. Also available in PDF|2.8 MB.


Stay Young at Heart: Cooking the Heart Healthy Way

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


DASH — Recipes for Heart Health

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Cook up a week of tasty, heart healthy meals with these recipes from the DASH eating plan.


Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Take steps to prevent heart disease. This practical guide tells about many healthy things you can do to become healthier.


When Delicious Meets Nutritious: Recipes for Heart Health (PDF | 371 KB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.


Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style - With Every Heartbeat is Life

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Find favorite African American recipes, prepared in a heart-healthy way to be lower in fat, especially saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Also available in PDF | 3.35 MB.


On the Move to Better Heart Health for African Americans

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Control high blood pressure, cholesterol and weight, to reduce your risk for heart disease. Also in PDF|3.77 MB.


Eating for a Healthy Heart

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

Use the nutrition labels on foods to help you follow healthy eating guidelines.