Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN's Posts

"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 another view point in “Busting the most common fish oil myths”.   Now, Jonny Bowden weighs in. Jonny Bowden,... Read moreChevron

Sunshine to Lower Blood Pressure

Let me begin by pointing out this finding is based off a small study of only 24 volunteers, but if the findings are accurate…what a relaxing way to promote a lower blood pressure!   High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, exerts force against artery walls. If the force is high, it’ll cause microscopic tears that turn... Read moreChevron

Busting the most common fish oil myths

Did you have a chance to review dietitian Ashley Koff’s answers to questions on omega 3 & omega 6? If not, you may do so at the link below.   Omega-3 + Omega-6: Are you in balance?   Now, let’s get a another point of view from Dr. Fred Sancillio.   Dr. Sancilio is a development scientist. He has published over... Read moreChevron

5 Key Steps for Heart Health

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 moreChevron

Omega-3 + Omega-6: Are you in balance?

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 moreChevron