Heart-Healthy Diet Directory
For a healthy heart, diet is very important. A diet filled with sugar, salt, and fat can do irreparable damage to your heart. Fish are rich in omega-3s, vegetables and fruits provide vitamins and minerals, whole grains bring fiber to your diet, and a bit of red wine in moderation can also help your heart. Your doctor can help you determine if there are foods you should avoid or certain foods you should eat more of. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to eat a heart-healthy diet, what foods are best and worst for you, and much more.
Pritikin Principle Diet Review: Plant-Based Foods for Weight Loss?
WebMD takes a look at the Pritikin Diet, one of the first popular diets aimed at reducing and even reversing heart disease.
Eating Right With Heart Disease
WebMD offers tips for adopting a heart-healthy diet if you or a loved one has heart disease.
Swap Foods to Get a Healthy Heart and Waistline
Find out what foods to eat to keep your weight down and your heart healthy.
Plant-Based Diet: Benefits for Heart Health
For a healthy heart, add plants to your diet. Learn how to get started.
7 Tips for a Heart-Friendly Diet: Fat, Fiber, Salt, Sugar, and More
Use these 7 tips for a heart-smart diet that’s rich in all the right foods -- and still tastes great!
Which Fats Are Good or Bad for Your Heart?
News flash: Fat is not the enemy. To stay well, and even to lose weight, you need to include some fat -- the right kind, and not too much -- in your diet.
Alcohol and Heart Disease: Risks, Benefits, and More
Alcohol, in moderation, may help prevent heart disease. But what if you already have it? Find out how much is too much, and the risks and benefits of alcohol for people with heart disease.
High Blood Pressure: How Diet and Exercise Help
WebMD interviews diet expert Dean Ornish, MD, on the relationship between food and high blood pressure (hypertension). Learn how diet changes can improve your blood pressure and prevent heart disease.
Diet or Exercise for Heart Health?
Diet and exercise are both important for heart health, but which matters more?
Can Heart Disease Be Reversed?
What you can do to treat, prevent, and possibly reverse the condition.
Video: Is Alcohol Good for Your Heart?
You’ve heard that red wine can help protect your heart, but what about beer and liquor? And how much should you drink?
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 20 Foods That Can Save Your Heart
The top foods for heart health go beyond cholesterol busters to edamame, nuts, salmon, even coffee. Cooking tips and pictures show how to work new foods into your diet.
Slideshow: 10 Food Swaps for Heart-Wise Dining
Cream cheese, sausage, even muffins can be heart-healthy -- with smart changes in what you buy and how you cook.
Slideshow: DASH Diet for Heart Health -- Lowering Blood Pressure and Cholesterol
Eat right for a healthy heart. See how the DASH diet can help you keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control.
Slideshow: Healthy-Fat Foods
From fish to avocados, nuts to beans, WebMD shows you what tasty foods have healthy fats. See the benefits of adding omega 3s and other good fats to your diet.
Quiz: Myths and Facts About Your Heart Health
Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? Take this quiz and find out.
Seafood Quiz: Omega-3s, Mercury, and the Truth About Fish
Take this quiz about fish to see how much you know about omega-3s, raw fish, nutritional values, mercury levels, and wild vs. farm-raised fish.