Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Lisa Nelson RD, a registered dietitian since 1999, provides clients step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so they can live life and enjoy their family for years to come. Because her own health is the foundation of her expertise, you can trust that Lisa will make it truly possible for you to see dramatic changes in your health, without unrealistic fads or impossibly difficult techniques. She can be found on Twitter @lisanelsonrd and Facebook at hearthealthmadeeasy.

What Is Heart Failure?

One of the most common misunderstandings about heart failure is that the heart suddenly stops beating. The reality is that it happens over a period of time....
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

The Physical Health Benefits of Sleep

Poor-quality sleep and sleep deprivation can increase affect heart health. Here are the physical health benefits of a good night’s sleep....
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease

Studies show that poor-quality sleep and sleep deprivation increase high blood pressure risk, which can then lead to heart disease....
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Are There REALLY Benefits to Low LDL?

Efforts to lower LDL cholesterol seem to decrease the risk of cardiovascular events and heart disease but it is necessary to find the right level for you....
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Folic Acid and Heart Disease

__What is folic acid?__ Folic acid is a synthetic form of the water-soluble vitamin B9; it plays an important role in energy production and the immune system. Folate is the natural form of this vitamin found in foods. There is debate surrounding whic...
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Taking Your Blood Pressure Medication at the Right Time of Day?

_Credit: Thinkstock_ According to the [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention](https://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fs_bloodpressure.htm), 75 million Americans have high blood pressure (32 percent of Americans). Antihypertensive...
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN