There are plenty of ways to eat, and they are not equal in their effect on your weight and heart health. Recently the American Heart Association investigated this topic and published a scientific statement about meal planning and the timing and frequency of eating.
Blood pressure is an important part of everyone’s health, because high blood pressure contributes to many forms of cardiovascular diseases. It benefits everyone to understand and monitor their blood pressure.
Many of these diets restrict certain food groups or promise unrealistic results. They’re hard — or unhealthy — to sustain over time. They don’t help you develop a healthy relationship with food.
When you’re a child, life should be sweet. Unfortunately, life may be too sweet for today’s children.
“If you’re trying to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, fruits and vegetables can help fill you up. It’s almost impossible to overeat fruits and vegetables,” said Rachel Johnson, Ph.D., R.D.
Dinner is not the only meal you may eat away from home. These tips can help you choose healthier breakfasts and prepared take-out foods.
Making good food choices is one of the most important things we can do for the health of our hearts. Even so, many of us find ourselves looking for comfort from food.
When heart failure progresses to an advanced stage, there are many decisions to be made. In this final installment of our four-part series, we delve into the importance of shared decision making.
Dancing is a great way to improve physical fitness, develop social skills and create relationships that improve mental health. The benefits offered by dancing depend on the form you choose.
There are plenty of seasonings out there to bring out the best in what you’re eating without reaching for the salt shaker. Here is a list of foods along with seasonings that complement them. Give them a try!
Eating out doesn’t have to be a health dilemma. Many restaurants offer tasty meals that are low in saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and added sugars.
Everybody needs a break — kids as much as anybody. Recess time has been championed as a way to help combat the nation’s childhood obesity problem. In fact, research shows it helps them learn better in school.