Tuesday, July 29, 2014

All People Who Are Interested In "cholesterol"

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

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 Journal analyzed the results of twenty-six randomized controlled trials lasting at least three weeks in... Read moreChevron
posted 07/19/2014, comments (0)|

New Pelvic Exam Guidelines: What Should You Do?

What is a pelvic exam?   When a doctor performs a pelvic exam, she is looking at and feeling the size and shape of the external and internal reproductive organs. These include the vulva (outside), and vagina, uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes (inside).     Why do you need one?   Though its efficacy and safety have... Read moreChevron
posted 07/14/2014, comments (0)|
Maria Ligos

Maria Ligos, Community Member


Why Choose Olive Oil?

Olive oil, a major component of the Mediterrean diet is rich in monosaturated (healthy) fats. People who live in Mediterrean regions have longer life expectancies and lower risk of cardiovascular diseases as compared to their North American and Northern European counterparts. A study conducted at the Parc de Recerca Biomedica de Barcelona, Spain,... Read moreChevron
posted 02/26/2014, comments (0)|

shecan010613, Community Member


ICD and weight loss

Hello everyone, I had a Boston Scientific Automatic Internal cardioverter/defibrillator/pacer implanted in August 2010. It was 22 days after I had suffered a major M.I. where my LAD was 99% blocked.  They placed a Drug Eluding Stent in the LAD. The M.I. occurred while I was hiking at Enchanted Rock State ParK.  Being in such an isolated... Read moreChevron
posted 03/05/2013, comments (0)|
Jennifer Edeson

Jennifer Edeson, Community Member

Eat healthy and Stay Healthy

Types of Heart Disease

Today heart disease is one of the major concerns of a huge number of people across the world. However, this disease still remains neglected and people highly ignore the symptoms of this disease. According to notable heart disease research organizations, heart related diseases are responsible for around 60% of the deaths occurring all over the... Read moreChevron

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