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5 01, 2021

DASH Diet ranked #1 Best Heart Healthy Diet in 2021 Review

By |2021-01-11T09:21:19-05:00January 5th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH Diet ranked #1 Best Heart Healthy Diet in 2021 Review

Each year, US News and World Report does an annual review of diets to determine which are the "Best Diets".  They enlist a panel of medical and nutrition experts to review popular diet plans and eating styles and come up with a “best” list. The Panel [...]

18 04, 2017

What are Plant Stanols?

By |2019-06-26T13:51:50-04:00April 18th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What are Plant Stanols?

As a Nutrition Communications Consultant and blogger, I sometimes am sent free samples of products, but with no obligation to promote the products. When products provide evidence-based information, and I feel could be helpful to incorporate into a diet, I'll write about them and share posts on social media. I [...]

27 02, 2013

Hypertension: Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

By |2013-02-27T09:30:54-05:00February 27th, 2013|Heart Disease|1 Comment

It's the close of Heart Month, and one important aspect of heart health is your blood pressure. While it's a great idea to get an annual physical, you especially want to pay attention to your body over the age of 40. "Middle age" is often a time when [...]