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.
Healthy Eating for People With Heart Disease
For a person with heart disease, proper nutrition is essential to managing symptoms and preventing further complications. Read tips for a heart-healthy diet.
Swap Foods to Get a Healthy Heart and Waistline
You don't have to overhaul your kitchen to eat meals that are good for your heart and waistline. It can be as simple as trading one food for another.
Eating Right With Heart Disease
WebMD offers tips for adopting a heart-healthy diet if you or a loved one has heart disease.
Foods to Eat and Avoid for High Cholesterol
One of the best ways to improve your cholesterol numbers is to know what to eat -- and what to avoid. Some of these may surprise you.
Ways to Make Your Diet More Heart Healthy
What you eat is a key component of determining how well your heart works. Here are some ways to boost your diet and improve your heart health.
Put Your Plan Into Action
A few simple lifestyle choices can prevent many types of heart disease. Learn some practical ways to protect your heart.
Can Supplements Keep Your Heart Healthy?
Find out what kinds of nutrients may help keep your heart in top shape.
All About Olive Oil
More and more people are cooking with olive oil, perhaps because Mediterranean cuisine is in vogue, or because of the oil's distinctive flavor, or its potential health benefits. How about all of the above?
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.
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.
What’s The Nordic Diet?
Are you looking for a new way to eat healthy? The Nordic diet might be just the ticket. WebMD guides you through what’s in it and how it might be good for you.
Test Your Knowledge About 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.
Myths and Facts About Your Heart Health
Do you know how to keep your heart healthy? Take this quiz and find out.