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Are You Getting Enough (or Too Much) Calcium?

Are You Getting Enough (or Too Much) Calcium?

This slideshow offers tips for getting a just-right dose of calcium.

Obesity, Sugar and Heart Health

Obesity, Sugar and Heart Health

If you’re concerned about protecting your health and your heart, take a closer look at the sweet stuff in your life.

Alcohol and Heart Health: Separating Fact from Fiction

Alcohol and Heart Health: Separating Fact from Fiction

Does a glass of wine a day keep the doctor away?

Your Guide to a Heart-Healthy Grocery List

Your Guide to a Heart-Healthy Grocery List

A Johns Hopkins nutrition expert shows how easy it can be to fill your cart with foods that offer lower blood pressure and good fats for your heart.

The Power of Gut Bacteria and Probiotics for Heart Health

The Power of Gut Bacteria and Probiotics for Heart Health

Bacteria may benefit heart health in surprising ways. Here’s what Johns Hopkins researchers are learning about that connection and the power of probiotics—and prebiotics—in your diet.

Fuel Your Fitness

Fuel Your Fitness

Your nutrition choices before, during and after activity can help you stay strong and recover better. Here’s a breakdown of what your body needs to fuel a heart-healthy workout and recovery, courtesy of a Johns Hopkins nutritionist.

Berry Good for Your Heart

Berry Good for Your Heart

Many kinds of berries are high in heart-healthy antioxidants. Meet some of the top varieties and get delicious ideas for enjoying them from a Johns Hopkins expert.

A Heart-Healthy Eating Adventure

A Heart-Healthy Eating Adventure

Eating well for your heart health doesn’t need to be bland. Enjoy all sorts of ethnic cuisine styles with these tips from a Johns Hopkins nutritionist.

The Truth About Heart Vitamins and Supplements

The Truth About Heart Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and supplements get a lot of hype as a way to promote heart health. But do they help, or can they even cause harm in some cases? Boost your nutrient know-how with this advice from Johns Hopkins experts.

ABCs of Eating Smart for a Healthy Heart

ABCs of Eating Smart for a Healthy Heart

Following a heart-healthy diet can be easy when you know the basics of eating wisely. Johns Hopkins researchers have come up with diet guidelines to protect your heart.

How to Read Food Labels for a Heart-Healthy Diet

How to Read Food Labels for a Heart-Healthy Diet

What’s worth knowing about the first ingredient listed on a food label? Learn how food labels can benefit your heart.

Fats and Your Food: Striking a Heart-Smart Balance

Fats and Your Food: Striking a Heart-Smart Balance

Learn the difference between good fats and not-so-good fats to boost your heart health.

8 Ways to Lose Belly Fat and Live a Healthier Life

8 Ways to Lose Belly Fat and Live a Healthier Life

A combination of exercise and the right diet will help you lose the abdominal fat that’s linked to a higher risk of heart disease. Johns Hopkins researchers explain how to shape up.