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  • Trans Fat Facts and Fiction

    Trans Fat Facts and Fiction Not all fats are alike, and trans fats get even less respect than their natural counterparts. Although most trans fats are consumed from processed foods, some are found na...

  • Food Quiz

    Take the Food Quiz Following a sensible diet is a cornerstone of good health. Find out how much you know about healthy eating by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Dietetic Asso...

Managing Heart Disease

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  • Cholesterol in the Blood

    Cholesterol in the Blood Facts about cholesterol Cholesterol is a fat-like, waxy substance that can be found in all parts of your body. It aids in the production of cell membranes, many hormones,...

  • How to Make Heart-Healthy Food Choices

    How to Make Heart-Healthy Food Choices Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions. Assuming most Americans are familiar with ...

  • Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

    Diet and Cardiovascular Disease Following a healthy diet plan The food guide, called Choose My Plate, offers recommendations to help you eat a healthy diet. My Plate can help you eat a variety of foo...

  • Calculating Calories and Fat Grams

    Calculating Calories and Fat Grams To determine the number of calories and fat grams you need each day in order to either lose or gain weight, consult your physician or a registered dietitian. To mai...

  • Components of Food

    Components of Food If you are trying to make heart-healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition, starting with the components of food. Facts about cal...