First, you need to maintain a healthy weight. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight promotes overall health and prevents many diseases, including heart disease. Living with extra weight, puts an increased burden on your heart. Being overweight or obese puts you at increased risk for high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, and... Read more
As a special feature for American Heart Month, we are fortunate to have internationally-renowned registered dietitian, Ashley Koff, answer some questions on Omega-3 and Omega 6.
Ashley believes better nutrition is simple and is on a mission to help people achieve their personal health goals by providing simple but highly... Read more
We had a terribly cold December here in South Dakota and our heating bill reflected this…higher than it’s been since we moved here three years ago. Needless to say, we are wearing a few more layers in January and letting the house get a little cooler.
For those of you also not turning up the thermostat too much, the chillier... Read more
Outlining the steps you need to take to achieve your health and weight loss goals is critical to your success. This includes recognizing your big vision, setting a goal, outlining your action plan, identifying your motivators and achieving the expected... Read more
Trans fats are produced during the process of hydrogenation. Partially hydrogenated oils are used in food production to enhance flavor, texture, and shelf life of many processed foods. Partially hydrogenated oils have been used in food production for quite some time. It was in 1911 when Protor & Gamble began using partially hydrogenated oils... Read more