Dietary Modifications

Keep the Beat Recipes logo Keep the Beat: Deliciously Healthy Eating

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Download heart healthy recipes and get healthy shopping and cooking tips. Recipes also in PDF|1.9 MB.


Lowering Cholesterol with Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Your Guide to Lowering Cholesterol with Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)
Includes the TLC Diet: A Heart Healthy Eating Plan.


The DASH Eating Plan

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

The DASH Eating Plan
DASH stands for the "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension" eating plan and has been shown to reduce high blood pressure through balanced food choices.


Heart Healthy Eating

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Also in PDF |525 KB.


Healthy Fridge logo The Healthy Fridge

Open the Door to a Healthy Heart. HealthyFridge.org.

Provides heart-healthy tips for the entire family.


Heart Healthy Diets: The Vegetarian Way

The Vegetarian Resource Group.


Mediterranean Diet

American Heart Association.


Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Mediterranean Diet Pyramids

OLDWAYS Preservation Trust.

Pictoral representation of the Food Guide Pyramid using foods traditionally found in the Mediterranean diet. Download the adult or child pyramid in PDF or high resolution JPG file.