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17 03, 2020

Your Role in Public Health

By |2020-04-22T14:52:50-04:00March 17th, 2020|Health Professionals, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Role in Public Health

As the nation works to reduce the spread of this novel (new) coronavirus, please do your part in helping to reduce the spread. These guidelines work. Practices such as regular hand washing should be routine. In the case of the this new virus, it's especially important [...]

28 01, 2020

Taste of Budapest

By |2020-01-28T12:32:39-05:00January 28th, 2020|Food Trends, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Taste of Budapest

Note: I attended a sponsored food conference in Budapest, in which part of my travel was paid for, however I was not compensated to write this post. I just like to write about food, and have always been fascinated with its cultural roots.  When I travel, I immerse [...]

20 12, 2019

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

By |2019-12-20T11:41:54-05:00December 20th, 2019|Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

Many of you are celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah in the coming week. Enjoy the week of family, friends, and special foods. There should be no shame in enjoying a cookie, or a candy dish. Just don't overeat, and try to stay active throughout the next week. When the [...]

15 10, 2019

Do You Have to Avoid Salt to Lower Blood Pressure?

By |2019-10-18T13:12:04-04:00October 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do You Have to Avoid Salt to Lower Blood Pressure?

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 [...]

6 09, 2019

DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

By |2020-04-28T19:50:11-04:00September 6th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) includes adding 2-3 servings of dairy daily. Dairy products are great sources of potassium, calcium, and protein. Smoothies are an excellent way to add more dairy, fruits, and vegetables to your diet. They also provide a nice addition of protein. You may [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts®

By |2020-04-06T19:07:45-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|2 Comments

  Follow Chew the Facts™ to feel good about food, understand where it comes from...and find facts, not fear.   The abundance of misinformation available on the Internet is what motivated me to start blogging and writing books.  I have a passion for helping people find [...]