Saturday, December 20, 2014

Health Guides

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

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Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

Dehydration and Low Blood Pressure

I realize your bigger concern tends to be how to LOWER high blood pressure, but today I want to touch on the reverse so you are aware of this potential problem.

 

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posted 12/18/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Making Plans for the Future with RA

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.”

 

That’s a line from a terrific song by a group called Timbuk 3. What’s not so terrific is that many people with RA feel that it doesn’t apply to them. How can you plan for... Read moreChevron

Leslie Lafayette

Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide

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California writer, educator, survivor of open heart valve surgery

A Journey Towards Better Health

"Sugar...ahh honey honey...you are my candy girl....and I'm in love with you!"
 
One of my favorite oldies was playing in the background as I found myself totally lost in my favorite grocery store, Trader Joe's.
 
There I was walking around the aisles, and it felt like an entirely different store from the... Read moreChevron

posted 11/16/2014, comments (0)|
Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietitian

Detox Diets: Are They A Good Idea?

With the start of 2012, you may have made a pledge to shed the extra pounds you've gain over the last year.

Recently, I've heard a lot of people saying they intend to go on a "detox diet," as soon as the New Year begins.

But, is that a wise move?

For the most part, the only thing detox products help you to... Read moreChevron

posted 12/31/2011, comments (0)|
Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietician

Heart Healthy Vegetarian Diet

Many vegetarians rely too much on white carbs, overly processed meat alternatives, and cheese, to reach their energy needs. But, regularly eating this type of diet is not healthy for your heart.

 

A vegetarian diet can, however, be very healthful and nutritious, when carefully planned to include all of the essential... Read moreChevron

posted 05/03/2011, comments (0)|