How will you boost your heart health and well-being this year? From New Year’s resolutions to cigarette smoking to red meat consumption, we’ve compiled our most relevant, interesting, and helpful pieces from this past year, all featuring tips and guidance to support you in the new year.
A new year is a clean slate! It’s a chance to say goodbye to bad habits and hello to better health. From heart-pumping exercise to daily de-stressing, here are some resolutions you can make for improved heart health.
Smoking cigarettes not only harms your lungs, it impacts your entire body…including your heart. Quitting is much easier said than done. Whether it’s stress or social situations, every smoker has their triggers. Use these tips to counteract your triggers and make this your year to quit.
You do not need to eliminate red meat from your diet, but you do need to make healthy choices when selecting the type, preparation method, quantity, and frequency of red meat you will consume.
In 2015, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee stated cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption, starting a media frenzy of confusing information. Is cholesterol something you need to watch in your diet or not?
Heart disease comes in many forms. It can be mild to severe; non-life-threatening or life-threatening; diagnosed or undiagnosed; debilitating or not. One issue that all forms of heart disease have in common is a lack of adequate research funding. What step can you take to be an advocate for yourself and others?
You can lower blood pressure through diet and lifestyle changes. Implement these seven steps to improve your levels in 2016.
Lisa Nelson RD, a registered dietitian since 1999, provides clients step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so they can live life and enjoy their family for years to come. Because her own health is the foundation of her expertise, you can trust that Lisa will make it truly possible for you to see dramatic changes in your health, without unrealistic fads or impossibly difficult techniques. She can be found on Twitter @lisanelsonrd and Facebook at hearthealthmadeeasy.