Sunday, April 19, 2015

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN's Posts

7 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure without Medication

1.   Invest in a home blood pressure monitor.

 

It is wise to monitor your blood pressure at home, as well as your doctor’s office.  Combining your readings with your doctor’s will provide a better measure of your high blood pressure and treatment... Read moreChevron

Saturated Fats That are Okay to Eat

Let’s revisit a conversation I had with Dr. Jonny Bowden. Dr. Bowden is a board-certified nutritionist and author of 14 books including The Great Cholesterol Myth, co-authored with cardiologist Stephen... Read moreChevron

Does Saturated Fat Really Cause Heart Disease?

I was fortunate to discuss saturated fat and its connection to heart disease with Dr. Jonny Bowden. Dr. Bowden is a board-certified nutritionist and author of 14 books including The Great Cholesterol Myth co-authored with cardiologist Stephen Sinatra. He explains that “I’m out to rehabilitate the reputation of saturated... Read moreChevron

Controlling Cholesterol Levels In Youth Can Prevent Heart Disease

Long-term high cholesterol significantly increases lifetime risk for heart disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

 

The longer you live... Read moreChevron

Blueberries to Lower Blood Pressure

There is new trial data indicating blueberries help reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

 

This double-blind, placebo controlled trial assigned 48 women to receive either 22 grams of freeze-dried... Read moreChevron