How to look after your heart

It’s a sad statistic, but heart (cardiovascular) disease is our leading cause of death. It’s not something to boast about, but it does give us a good heads up that we need to look after our hearts before it’s too late. So we’ve pulled together a selection of expert advice on how you can improve your heart health and reduce your risk of adding to that statistic.

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Turn the tables on pre-hypertension

We’ve probably all had our blood pressure checked at some...

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Love your heart

Simple lifestyle changes could halt the progression of heart disease...

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The numbers you should know

Would you pass a human ‘warrant of fitness’? Knowing some...

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Ask the experts: Saturated fat and heart disease

Q: "I've heard people say there's no evidence that saturated...

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Heart to heart

Heart disease kills one New Zealander every 90 minutes yet...

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How does your heart health rate?

How is your heart health? Take the National Heart Foundation's...

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Feel fabulous over 50: Heart health

Cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death in...

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Measuring heart health

Part 2 of the 3-part series on measuring your health. While...

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How to lower high blood pressure

We look at a common concern and how to manage...

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Metabolic syndrome: Could you have it and not...

Nutritionist Bronwen King explains an increasingly common issue that many...

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Is salt our most dangerous food additive?

It’s our most common food additive and some say the...

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Potassium's role in lowering blood pressure

HFG senior nutritionist Rose Carr investigates the lesser-known, but equally...

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Ask the experts: Blood pressure

Q: "I am looking for ways to lower my husband's...

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Fish for heart health

Nutritionist Rose Carr explains why we need to include omega-3...

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The biggest killer of women: Are you at...

Did you know that 50 women will lose their lives...

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