Latest by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN


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.

Promo Image

Healthy Up Your Grill!

Easy tips for delicious (and safe!) grilling all summer long.

Promo Image

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.

Fasting, alarm clock on a plate concept

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.

dietitian consultation with woman image

Importance of Nutrition Education During Cardiac Rehab

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

natural remedies and oils

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.

Promo Image

Nutrients Impacting Heart Failure Patients

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

yogurt image

How to Improve Cholesterol Levels with Probiotics

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

blueberries image

Blood Pressure Benefits of Blueberries

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

Doctor Talking To Senior Couple On Ward

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.