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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Table Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup: Which is Better?

Do you think of honey or agave nectar as being more “natural” than other types of sweeteners? You might be surprised to learn that most sweeteners go through very similar forms of processing.

 

High fructose corn syrup, fruit juice concentrate, table sugar (sucrose), and Read moreChevron

posted 05/31/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Vitamin E Derived from Palm Oil Connected to Reduced Stroke Risk

Dr. Joseph Keenan retired as a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He holds a joint professorship in the University of Minnesota School of Food Science and Nutrition. Dr. Keenan is considered one of the leading national experts in the field of nutritional supplement research and Read moreChevron

posted 05/09/2014, comments (0)|
Jonny Bowden

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Busting the most common fish oil myths

 

If you take a fish oil supplement to help lower your LDL cholesterol, you’re wasting your money. The same may hold true if you think there’s not much difference between the various types of fish oil and omega-3 supplements on store shelves except perhaps the capsule sizes (and the size of the... Read moreChevron

posted 04/17/2014, comments (0)|
Peter Kent

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Atrial Fibrillation

I am 87 year old, have had three ablations and continue to have episodes of a-fib. I am in good health. I do not tolerate higher drug doses. What is the upper age limit for ablating someone assuming the patient does not have any serious health problems?
Peter

posted 04/11/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

"Forbidden" foods that might actually be okay to eat

Well, omega 3’s and omega 6’s are a hot topic right now!

 

First, Ashley Koff discussed “Omega-3 + Omega-6: Are you in balance?

 

This was followed by Dr. Fred Sancillio providing... Read moreChevron

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