Making Healthy Food Choices

  • Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

    The Choose My Plate plan from the federal government is a guideline to help you eat a healthy diet.

  • Cholesterol in the Blood

    The cholesterol in your blood comes from the foods you eat and your liver—but your liver makes all of the cholesterol your body needs.

  • Calculating Calories and Fat Grams

    Here's a formula to help you figure out how many calories and fat grams you need each day to maintain your current weight.

  • 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.

  • Components of Food

    When trying to make heart-healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet, it is helpful to know some basics about nutrition.