A UVA Heart & Vascular Center Initiative

Looking for a Healthy Snack? Go Nuts!

Posted September 21, 2016

They may be small, but nuts are nutritional powerhouses. Here are some of the top reasons you should be incorporating nuts into your diet:

Nuts are good… Read More


Your Menopause Survival Guide

Posted July 26, 2016

Do hot flashes sneak up on you throughout the day? Have you gained weight? Has sex become uncomfortable or painful? These symptoms — and many others… Read More


Get Fit While You Garden

Posted May 11, 2015

If your Mother’s Day wish list included some quality time playing in the dirt, then we’ve got some good news for you. All of that digging,… Read More


Does Coconut Oil Belong in Your Diet?

Posted April 15, 2015

I’ve been wondering lately if there’s anything coconut oil can’t do. Based on what I’m seeing on websites, television and in magazines, coconut oil can do… Read More


Boost Your Metabolism

Posted March 02, 2015

Metabolism is the way your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. While everyone’s metabolism works the same way, the rate at… Read More


Top 3 Nutrition Resolutions

Posted December 09, 2014

By Katherine Basbaum, Heart & Vascular Center Registered Dietitian and Club Red nutrition expert

It’s almost a new year, which means new resolutions… Read More


Going Vegan

Posted July 10, 2014

Popular vegan food blogs and trends like “Meatless Mondays” have made vegan diets pretty common nowadays. After reading through plenty of well-documented research on the heart-healthy… Read More