A UVA Heart & Vascular Center Initiative

Our food choices have a direct impact on our heart health. But eating wisely is no easy task. That’s why we bring you the tools and information you need to sort through the food fads and dieting advice and establish healthy eating habits that will stick with you over the long term.

Eat This for Beautiful Skin

Posted July 12, 2016

Research shows that certain foods, whether eaten or applied directly to the skin, can impact your skin health. So if you want to regain a youthful… Read More

The Problem With Processed Meat

Posted May 31, 2016

What’s a sub without salami? A pizza without pepperoni? If you’re a fan of these and other processed meats, it may be time to consider cutting… Read More

The Canola Oil Controversy

Posted April 26, 2016

In our recent Club Red cooking classes, we’ve addressed many questions about cooking oils, especially related to the safety and health benefits of canola oil. Apparently,… Read More

Get to Know Farro

Posted November 06, 2015

Farro, an ancient Egyptian grain that has been used in Italian cuisine for more than 2,000 years, is starting to make a buzz in the United… Read More

Healthy Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings

Posted October 09, 2015

This time of year, it’s especially tough to resist your cravings for something sweet. While sugar provides our bodies with energy we need, too much of… Read More

The Arthritis Diet

Posted September 08, 2015

An anti-inflammatory diet is not only flavorful and heart-healthy, but it can also reduce the symptoms of arthritis. Here are some of the best foods to… Read More