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15 11, 2019

Dietitians: We’re For Real

By |2019-11-15T13:28:36-05:00November 15th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Just for Fun, Wellness|2 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The number of registered dietitians has grown five fold since 1969, and there are now about 100,000 registered dietitian nutritionists. About half of those hold advanced degrees, and many specialize. Registered Dietitian [...]

15 10, 2019

Do You Have to Avoid Salt to Lower Blood Pressure?

By |2019-10-18T13:12:04-04:00October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you have high blood pressure (also called hypertension), your doctor should have suggested that you modify your diet. Physicians use an algorithm to decide what your cardiovascular risk is that evaluates several factors. Your body weight, blood cholesterol and lipid levels, family history, gender, age, whether or [...]