Latest Articles by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN
Living With Heart Failure: How To Improve Nutrition
Learn more about how to improve diet choices and nutrition to mitigate or prevent the symptoms of heart failure.
Nutrients Impacting Heart Failure Patients
Dietary choices play a direct role on the progression and outcomes of heart failure.
Understanding the Variables That Predict Heart Disease
Reports from cholesterol lab tests cover a lot of ground. But what does it all mean?
Why Eating Flavonoids Daily Will Help Lower Blood Pressure
Flavonoids, also referred to as bioflavonoids, are a type of antioxidant found in fruits, vegetables, and certain beverages. The average dietary intake of flavonoids ranges between 50 to 800 mg per day, which is quite high compared to other dietary a...
Garlic Powder vs. Garlic Salt: Tips to Lower Blood Pressure
Your daily intake of salt has a direct impact on your blood pressure. For some individuals who are salt sensitive the impact on blood pressure levels is even greater. There are many dietary changes you can make that will reduce your sodium intake and ...
Can Raspberries Lower Blood Pressure and Cholesterol?
These power berries are high in fiber, low in calories, and provide benfits for cholesterol and blood pressure.
Why Lean Pork Might Be Best for Lowering Blood Pressure
Confused on what to put on your plate? Promote heart health by incorporating these meats in your diet.
How Fast Should Your Heart Rate Lower After Exercise?
Your heart rate can tell you a lot about your fitness level. How quickly your heart rate returns to normal after activity may be an indicator of your heart fitness. Normal resting heart rate According to the National Institute of Health, average rest...