Food & Nutrition

7 Reasons "Bad" Foods May Actually be Good for You


Are there forbidden foods that are okay to eat?

If saturated fat and cholesterol aren’t the culprits, what part of our diets may be contributing to cardiovascular disease?

Does this mean it is now okay to eat butter?

Do Americans consume too much vegetable oil?

What types of oils should we use instead of vegetable oils?

Is there still a place for cheese and nuts in a healthful diet?

What is sugar’s role in the saturated fat/heart health debate?

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN


Lisa Nelson RD, a registered dietitian since 1999, provides step-by-step guidance to lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, so you can live life and enjoy your family for years to come. Lisa's passion for health comes from her own family history of heart disease, so she doesn't dispense trendy treatments; Lisa practices what she teaches in her own daily life.  Because her own health is the foundation of her expertise, you can trust that Lisa will make it truly possible for you to see dramatic changes in your health, without unrealistic fads or impossibly difficult techniques.