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.


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

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


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.


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


Stay Young at Heart: Cooking the Heart Healthy Way

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


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.


NIH Senior Health - High Blood Cholesterol

DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.


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.


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.


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.


When Delicious Meets Nutritious: Recipes for Heart Health

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


Eating for a Healthy Heart

DHHS. Food and Drug Administration.

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