Did you know that 17.5 million victims each year with cardiovascular diseases (heart attacks and strokes) create the leading cause of death throughout the world? Raising awareness about heart disease is vital, including watching your weight and exercising regularly. For people who already know they have heart disease, a matter of what to eat is just as important as what medicines to take.
The following fifty Web sites provide excellent resources for heart-healthy recipes. The list is categorized with recipes from medical institutions and organizations, from food sites and from other sites concerned about heart-healthy foods. In addition, some articles with recipes also are included. The links are listed in alphabetical order within those categories to show readers that we do not favor one heart-healthy source over another.