Latest by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

7-Step Plan for Managing High Blood Pressure

Try this 7 step plan to help you manage high blood pressure with these heart healthy lifestyle changes.

Can You Use Potassium to Lower Blood Pressure?

Research has shown that if Americans were to increase their intake of potassium the number of people living with high blood pressure would drop approximately 10 percent. Right now, in American, nearly half of all adults live with high blood pressure ...

Dietary Fiber: 4 Tips to Lower Cholesterol with Fiber

Use these tips to help you learn about dietary fiber and how it can be beneficial to your heart health by lowering bad cholesterol levels.

Cold and Flu Fighting Foods and Supplements

The foods and supplements to load up on before, during, and even after a cold or flu.

Know Your Family Heart Health Tree

Learn more about your family history so that you can improve your heart health.

Is Peanut Butter Good for Cholesterol?

We obviously love our peanut butter, but just how nutritious is it for us? And how does it affect cholesterol?

Risks of Adverse Drug Reactions

Thousands of preventable deaths are caused each year by adverse reactions with over-the-counter (OTC) medications.

How to Go Vegan

Seven insider tips on how to go vegan, from the author of The Struggling Vegan.

How is C-reactive Protein Connected to Heart Disease?

Learn more about how this blood test can measure inflammation in the body and may be an indicator of other developing conditions.

Tomatoes to Lower Blood Pressure

Learn more about the different varieties of tomatoes and the best ways to add them into your diet to improve overall health and lower your blood pressure.