Latest by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Importance of Nutrition Education During Cardiac Rehab

Nutrition education is a valuable cardiac rehab tool that encourages a healthy diet and medication compliance.

How to Stock a Natural, Family-friendly Medicine Cabinet

Check out these smart and safe options for stocking your family’s medicine cabinet this summer.

Nutrients Impacting Heart Failure Patients

Dietary choices play a direct role on the progression and outcomes of heart failure.

How to Improve Cholesterol Levels with Probiotics

High cholesterol levels increase heart disease risk but probiotics may be able to help.

Blood Pressure Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries are a valuable food for reducing inflammation and blood pressure and promoting vascular health.

Who Is Most at Risk For Heart Failure?

We explore who is most at risk and new heart failure treatment options that can improve quality of life and recovery.

What Is Heart Failure?

One of the most common misunderstandings about heart failure is that the heart suddenly stops beating. The reality is that it happens over a period of time.

The Physical Health Benefits of Sleep

Poor-quality sleep and sleep deprivation can increase affect heart health. Here are the physical health benefits of a good night’s sleep.

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease

Studies show that poor-quality sleep and sleep deprivation increase high blood pressure risk, which can then lead to heart disease.

How to Obtain a Quality Night's Sleep for Optimal Heart Health

Chronic sleep deprivation due to snoring and sleep apnea increases your risk of heart disease. Try these tips obtain a quality, healthy night’s sleep.