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DASH Diet/Wellness

6 09, 2019

DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

By |2019-09-06T12:43:21-04:00September 6th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments

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 |2019-09-05T17:03:38-04:00September 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 [...]

29 05, 2019

Can a Healthy, Budget-friendly Diet Include Processed Food?

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00May 29th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments

You may have read several news pieces about the recent study comparing two small groups of people who were offered the same amount of calories of either "ultra-processed food" or "whole foods", but only the ultra-processed food group gained weight. The authors then conclude: "Limiting consumption of ultra-processed [...]

15 05, 2019

The Mighty Microbiome: Four Quick Tips to Feeding Your Gut

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00May 15th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments

In a session sponsored by Beneo earlier this year, I learned more about how certain fibers interact with the gut's flora. I was not compensated to write this post, and the thoughts expressions are my own. This post includes affiliate link to Regular Girl® products, I am not [...]

1 05, 2019

May is High Blood Pressure Month – Get Checked!

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00May 1st, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments

May is High Blood Pressure Month - a time to bring awareness to your blood pressure. Have you had yours checked? It's normal for our blood pressure to fluctuate during the day, but consistent high blood pressure (called Hypertension) causes wear and tear on your heart, kidneys and [...]

27 03, 2019

Real World Research on Weight Loss

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00March 27th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

I attended a conference session, sponsored by Dupont earlier this year about weight loss and weight maintenance, presented by obesity expert Dr. James Hill. Obesity is a popular topic of discussion among exerts and non-experts alike. There's no shortage of opinions about both the causes and best treatments. [...]