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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Regular Mushrooms vs. UV Treated Mushrooms: What's Best for Vitamin D Intake?

A growing body of research supports vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for heart disease.

 

Vitamin D acts as a hormone that regulates over 200 genes. Some functions of vitamin D include:

  • Aids in absorption of calcium within in intestinal track
  • Necessary for blood clotting
  • Aids in secretion... Read moreChevron
posted 06/24/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Is Your Zip Code Impacting Your Waistline?

Those who move to poorer neighborhoods tend to gain weight. That statement is based off the findings of a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

 

The proposed connection between... Read moreChevron

posted 05/21/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

What Measurement Ratio Is A More Accurate Predictor Of Your Heart Disease Risk Than BMI?

The waist-to-height ratio is used to measure body fat distribution. A higher ratio is related to increased risk of heart disease due to abdominal obesity.

 

Both waist-to-height ratio and BMI are popular screening tools for Read moreChevron

Lynda Burke

Lynda Burke, Community Member

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Asymptomatic cardiac arrest

 My younger sister, 48yo, suffered a cardiac arrest no warning, no symptoms that we know of. We never found an answer why either in the hospital or after her death. The only thing the doctors thought was a contributing factor was... Read moreChevron

posted 05/12/2015, comments (0)|
Yumhee Park

Being A Woman And Underpaid Could Have A Serious Effect On Your Health

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Think lifestyle and genetics are the only... Read moreChevron

posted 05/06/2015, comments (0)|

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