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Heart Health

HHS. National Institutes of Health. 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.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Control high blood pressure, cholesterol and weight, to reduce your risk for heart disease.

HHS. Food and Drug Administration

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

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Discover the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan to gain better control of high blood pressure. See a week's worth of sample menus and recipes, which feature plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other foods that are heart healthy and lower in salt/sodium.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

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

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Follow this heart healthy eating plan to lower your cholesterol.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Check out the "Recipes for Heart Health" section to help you cook up a week of tasty, heart healthy meals with recipes from the DASH eating plan.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. 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.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. 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.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

For more than a decade, The Heart Truth® program has worked to raise awareness about women’s risk for heart disease―the #1 killer of women in the United States―and share the steps they need to make to lead a heart healthy life.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Browse through heart healthy dinners, family meals, Latino recipes, and more!

HHS. Office on Women's Health. National Women's Health Information Center

Find answers to frequently asked questions on the basics of good nutrition and healthy eating. Available in PDF|176 KB. Also see information on Heart Disease and Stroke.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Read the final recommendation statement on Vitamin, Mineral, and Multivitamin Supplements for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer, issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. This statement applies to healthy adults who have no known nutritional deficiencies.

HHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

When it comes to your heart, what you eat matters. Follow these tips for heart-healthy eating.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

What's good for your heart is great for your taste buds. The recipes in this fact sheet show you don't have to lose flavor to gain health.