Heart-Healthy Grocery List

Tackle common risk factors for heart disease — without the side effects of medication — by loading up on these heart-healthy foods.

Heart-Healthy Grocery List

Millions of Americans are prescribed statins to help lower their cholesterol. However, these medications don't address other serious risk factors for heart disease such as high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar. Help your body tackle all of these risks factors and more — without the side effects of medication — by incorporating these heart-healthy foods into your diet.


Beet Greens

Don't discard beet greens! One cup of cooked beet greens a day can have seriously heart-healthy benefits. These frequently neglected leaves are a great source of insoluble fiber, a nutrient that helps block the absorption of cholesterol. They are also rich in potassium, which can help lower blood pressure.

Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.