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1 05, 2018

Take the DASH Diet Challenge

By |2019-06-26T13:50:49-04:00May 1st, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|0 Comments

May is High Blood Pressure Month. If you have hypertension (high blood pressure), I encourage you to adopt the DASH Diet lifestyle. DASH Diet has been shown to lower blood pressure, and is also linked to better brain health, good diabetes control, less depression, and weight control. While you may [...]

6 01, 2016

Steps Toward Following the DASH Diet are Easier than You Think

By |2016-01-06T17:16:15-04:00January 6th, 2016|Book Review, DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Weight Management|1 Comment

You've likely heard that DASH Diet was in the news again this week, rated by U.S. News and World Report as the #1 Best Overall Diet. The MIND Diet (at the crossroads of DASH and Mediterranean Diets, this diet plan focuses brain health and reducing Alzheimer risk) and the [...]

23 10, 2014

Protein Power

By |2014-10-23T19:33:46-04:00October 23rd, 2014|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I just returned from the annual conference of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It was held in Atlanta this year, and I had a great time meeting up with colleagues and soaking in some of the latest food and nutrition facts. I'm planning on posting a few [...]

2 05, 2014

High Blood Pressure Education Month -the DASH Diet: A Way of Life that Tastes Good and is Sustainable

By |2014-05-02T17:21:14-04:00May 2nd, 2014|Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month, and one in three Americans have it. High blood pressure (hypertension) is a leading risk factor for stroke and is often referred to as the "silent killer", since you may feel no apparent symptoms. Yet high blood pressure will cause damage [...]