Heart failure is the leading cause of death in the United States. There are a variety of risk factors, prevention measures and treatments for heart disease. The Internet is full of opinions on these topics, making it difficult to decipher what to believe. Thankfully, we have made it easy to find reliable information about heart disease and health!
Compiled below are lists of credible websites that base their content on research. Plus, a few heart healthy food blogs are a great way to inspire in the kitchen!
American Heart Association
Check out their new issue of Heart Health Matters E-zine!
National Institute of Aging
Learn about the effects of aging on the heart and what measures you can take to make a positive change
Take the Heart “Age” Test
Get the facts on heart health and the measures you can take to prevent heart disease. Browse the “News and Stories” section for new blog updates!
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
View a trustworthy “Heart Failure Fact Sheet”
Harvard Medical School
A blog based fully on new research and heart heath
A blog written by a survivor herself, a combination of research and real life stories to guide anyone through a similar experience
The Healthy Foodie
Find creative inspiration on different ways to nourish your health with a variety of recipes
The Heart Beet Kitchen
Explore heart healthy recipes utilizing fresh and seasonal foods