Friday, October 24, 2014

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN's Posts

Diet Soda and Your Health

Research is shedding light on the impact drinking diet soda can have on your health. A study with 2,500 participants was presented at the American Stroke Association... Read moreChevron

High Blood Pressure: What You Need to Know

Blood pressure is the force exerted against your artery walls. A blood pressure reading is comprised of two numbers. The top number is the systolic pressure, which represents the force against artery walls when the heart beats and sends blood throughout the body. The bottom number is the diastolic pressure, which is the force against artery... Read moreChevron

What is One Food that Will Lower Cholesterol in Just 3 Weeks?

Do you have a guess?

 

The answer is beans!

 

More than one study has supported the effectiveness of dry beans to lower cholesterol levels. This past May 2014, a meta analysis released in the Canadian Medical Association... Read moreChevron

Green Tea, Dark Chocolate, Pomegranates: Foods currently trending for better health

Jonny Bowden, a nationally known expert on weight loss, nutrition, and health, has answered a few questions on ingredients currently trending in the health world.

 

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (aka "The Rogue Nutritionist") is a board-certified nutritionist with a master’s degree in psychology and the best-selling author of... Read moreChevron

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