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How to Read Nutrition Facts: Food Label Tips

How to Read Nutrition Facts: Food Label Tips

Reading nutrition facts labels isn’t that difficult, and indeed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to make the information on those labels even clearer. Still, if you’re trying to make heart-healthy food purchases, it’s important to know what you’re looking for as you scan the backs of

Ask the Doctor: Best Diets for Heart Health

Q: There are so many diets out there. Which do you recommend for heart health?

A: It can be confusing with so many products and different diets touting heart-healthy benefits. For many years now, an expert panel has recommended the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) as the best overall eating

Surprising Heart-Healthy Foods

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in this country, but you can take steps to protect yourself. The first one lies in your kitchen.

“There are many everyday foods that provide excellent heart-health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol levels, improving heart function, increasing blood flow, and reducing inflammation,”

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