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27 02, 2015

Sodium and Saturated Fat: The Proposed Dietary Guidelines

By |2015-02-27T17:48:54-04:00February 27th, 2015|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

 Fat, sodium and sugar will be hot topics this year. They are reviewed in "Chapter 6" of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines proposal (Cross Cutting Topics of Public Health Importance), and there is quite a bit of disagreement among doctors, dietitians, and self-proclaimed nutrition experts. Luckily, the Dietary Guidelines [...]

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 [...]