Latest by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Do Processed Foods Belong in a Heart-Healthy Diet?

It may seem impossible to find processed foods that fit within a heart healthy diet but a few might make the cut. Learn more about convenient foods that will also keep you healthy.

Exercising Safely During Summer Months

Exercise is vital for improving heart health. Use these steps to maintain a safe and fun exercise routine through the summer months.

Shoots and Sprouts for Lower Cholesterol

Shoots and sprouts are flavorful additions to a meal that also benefit cholesterol levels and heart health. Learn the best ways to add them to your next meal.

Summertime Berries for Heart Health

Fresh berries are a summertime treat almost anyone can enjoy. Learn more about heart health benefits that also come with a berry-rich diet.

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.

How to Select Heart Healthy Fish

Try adding these types of fish to your diet to promote normal blood pressure, decrease blood clot risk, and reduce stroke and heart disease risk.

Lower Blood Pressure with Watermelon

Watermelon is the quintessential refreshing summer snack, but it is also a positive food choice for blood pressure, due to its high potassium content.

Tips for Healthy Grilling Out

Use these tips to enjoy heart healthy grilled foods that are safe and delicious all summer long.

9 Quick Fixes to Boost Your Fruit and Veggie Intake

Here are nine easy ways to ensure you eat the recommended five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day.

Does Intermittent Dieting Work?

A review of research found intermittent energy restriction leads to approximately six to eleven pounds of weight loss after ten weeks.