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Heart Health

Learn how to reduce your risk for heart disease. Find heart-healthy eating tips to reduce fat in the diet and lower cholesterol levels.

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

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

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

What do your numbers mean? Learn about cholesterol and its health effects, plus ways to improve your cholesterol levels. 

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

Discover the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) 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 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 Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus Health Information

Find a wealth of information and links to resources and research on heart disease. 

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, 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. Also available in PDF | 176 KB. 

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.