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Monthly Archives: October 2012

30 10, 2012

High Blood Pressure and Diet

By |2012-10-30T07:00:44-04:00October 30th, 2012|Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In our book, Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies®, we don't just provide heart-healthy recipes, but discuss the important role lifestyle plays in controlling hypertension and reducing heart disease risk. Why worry about blood pressure? Well, when you have high blood pressure, your arteries weaken over time. High blood pressure [...]

26 10, 2012

Added Sugars: Update from FNCE 2012

By |2012-10-26T08:00:05-04:00October 26th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I was in Philadelphia a couple of weeks ago where the Academy of Food and Nutrition held its annual conference and expo. There were thousands of RDs and nutrition professionals there, working in a variety of industry: Clinical nutrition, school nutrition, media (freelance writers, authors, television), community nutrition, [...]

2 10, 2012

Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

By |2012-10-02T12:03:19-04:00October 2nd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be holding its annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (aka FNCE, or "Fen-cee") in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning this weekend. Over 10,000 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians, and other food and nutrition professionals will come together to share, learn and explore [...]