Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Health Professional

Lisa Nelson RD, a registered dietitian since 1999, provides step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so you can live life and enjoy your family for years to come. Lisa's passion for health comes from her own family history of heart disease, so she doesn't dispense trendy treatments; Lisa practices what she teaches in her own daily life.  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.

Conditions Covered:Heart Health, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure

Latest by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Can Okra Help to Lower Cholesterol?

Treating high cholesterol by eating okra or drinking okra water has become a popular trend. But does it really work?

Why Your Gut Bacteria Matters for Heart Health

Did you know that the bacteria in your gut, also known as gut flora or gut microbiota, affects the health of your heart?

The Heart Health Grocery Store Guide

A heart-healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure. Find foods at your grocery store that are considered safe for heart health.

Top Heart-Healthy Polyphenol-Rich Foods

Polyphenols are an essential nutrient for a healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more polyphenols to your meals.

Top Heart-Healthy High Monounsaturated Fat Foods

Monounsaturated fat is an essential nutrient in a heart-healthy diet. Find foods at your grocery store that will add more monounsaturated fats to your meals.

Top Heart-Healthy Lycopene-Rich Foods

Lycopene is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more lycopene to your meals.

Top Heart-Healthy High Omega-3 Foods

Omega 3 is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more Omega 3 to your meals.

Top Heart-Healthy Niacin-Rich Foods

Niacin is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more niacin to your meals.

Top Heart-Healthy Magnesium-Rich Foods

Magnesium is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more magnesium to your meals.

Top Heart-Healthy High Folic Acid Foods

Folic acid is an essential part of a nutritious, heart-healthy diet. Find the right foods at your grocery store that will add more folic acid to your meals.