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22 08, 2014

My New Book Can Help You Be Your Healthiest

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-21T12:39:33-04:00August 22nd, 2014|Book Review, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on My New Book Can Help You Be Your Healthiest

AD: My newest book, DASH Diet For Dummies® will hit shelves in the next couple of weeks. The DASH Diet is a lifestyle and meal plan that is proven to reduce blood pressure, and can also be effective for weight loss and blood sugar control (supports diabetes treatment). DASH [...]

17 02, 2014

Set Simple Personal Goals for Heart Month

By Rust Nutrition|2014-02-17T16:34:43-05:00February 17th, 2014|Heart Disease, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Do you feel tired, have high blood pressure, get short of breath doing daily activities, have high cholesterol or triglyceride levels? If so, it's time to check in with your doctor. This is the time of year to assess your health, and start taking action to manage any [...]

4 10, 2013

Exercise and Diet Can Fight Disease: Is Your Dietitian Visit Going to be Covered?

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-21T12:37:49-04:00October 4th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Exercise and Diet Can Fight Disease: Is Your Dietitian Visit Going to be Covered?

An article was just published this week stating that exercise "is as good as medicine" for treating heart disease. Hmmn, that's funny, I've known about this for almost 30 years...and I know older colleagues who've known it longer than that. Obesity rates continue to soar, even though we've [...]

25 09, 2013

Lifestyle Medicine 2013 – Treat the Cause Movement

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-21T12:37:49-04:00September 25th, 2013|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Lifestyle Medicine 2013 – Treat the Cause Movement

Since I began practicing as a registered dietitian in 1986, I have had a strong belief that health can be impacted greatly by diet and lifestyle. Truly, this is the sole reason I'm still working at it! I worked in outpatient nutrition clinics, and at a HMO where [...]

26 03, 2013

Going Mediterranean?

By Rust Nutrition|2023-10-11T11:03:41-04:00March 26th, 2013|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Going Mediterranean?

After the recent news report about the longitudinal study showing the positive effects of a Mediterranean Diet, you may be thinking about "going Mediterranean". While the term diet is used to describe the specific foods to include, you don't want to think about "going on" this or any [...]

10 10, 2012

There’s No One Size Fits All Way to Eat

By Rust Nutrition|2023-10-11T11:03:39-04:00October 10th, 2012|Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on There’s No One Size Fits All Way to Eat

What does it mean to individualize a diet? Well, everyone has different dietary needs. How many calories you need depends on your age, gender, health, and activity level. When an RD is prescribing a diet to you, many factors are considered. For instance, while I often refer to [...]