Heart Health

Why Your Gut Bacteria Matters for Heart Health

Did you know that the bacteria in your gut, also known as gut flora or gut microbiota, affects the health of your heart?

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Effects of Low-Carb Diets in Men and Women

Low-carb diets can affect men and women differently, say researchers and one key difference may help women with prediabetes reduce their heart disease risk by cutting carbs.

By Diane Domina

Top Heart-Healthy Vitamin D Rich Foods

Low vitamin D levels may contribute to risk factors for heart disease. Learn how to get the recommended amount of vitamin D from these heart-healthy foods.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Top Heart-Healthy High Fiber Foods

Fiber is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more fiber to your meals.

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Full-Fat Dairy Products and Heart Risk: Is There a Link?

Full-fat dairy products like butter, cheese, milk, and yogurt just may have a place in a healthy diet after all, according to a study that found no significant link between dairy fats and an increased risk of death from heart disease or stroke.

By Diane Domina

Severe Eczema and Heart Health: What You Should Know

Eczema can affect more than your skin. Recent studies show a connection between severe eczema and heart problems. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

By Eileen Bailey

Meet the Experts

Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Health Professional

Lisa Nelson RD provides step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so you live life and enjoy your family for years to come.

Stephanie Stephens

M.A., Health Writer

Stephanie Stephens is a digital journalist, audio/video producer and host, specializing in health and celebrities.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Writer

Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.