Excessive sodium consumption kills about 1.65 million people every year worldwide. This is because too much dietary sodium can increase blood pressure…and it’s easy to get too much.
There are several different kinds of fat — saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and trans fat. And the good news is they aren’t all bad for you. For instance, polyunsaturated fats can have a beneficial effect on your heart when eaten in moderation and when used to replace saturated fat and trans fat in your diet.
Smartphones and tablets have made health information available right at our fingertips, and there are a lot of apps and mobile-friendly websites that can help you keep an eye on your health.
Advice about "healthy eating" is everywhere, but what exactly does that mean?
Losing weight the heart-healthy way starts with buying the right food. Don't let your weight loss efforts get derailed at the grocery store.
Many people think shedding a few pounds is simple: Change your diet and exercise habits for a while and the weight comes off. But if reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is so simple, why are nearly 69 percent of Americans age 20 and older overweight or obese?
An easy way to get kids to get more fruit in their diet is to throw one of those convenient fruit juice boxes into their lunch bag—or is it?