Reducing salt intake by a mere 1200mg/day (or by less than 1/3) would save as many lives over the next 10 years as if all American smokers quit tomorrow for good.
MyPlate For The Heart
Our latest MyPlate creation is great for the heart! Barley, salmon, walnuts, vegetables, olive oil and more are made into a quick 30-minute meal that you will want to serve over and over again. Enjoy!
Tips for living a low sodium diet and BP outcome
I have been cooking at home a lot more. Usually I cook a lot but end up eating 2-3 meals out a week - like a bagel stop for breakfast and a favorite (healthy lowfat vegetarian but salty) Mexican meal for dinner. At the last checkup I noticed my...
The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
Themes for nutrition classes, presentations, and wellness fairs
Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
Active Vacation Report
Just wanted to share the picture from our vacation - we went camping and hiking around Yellowstone. What a way to spend a great active family vacation on a budget!
The second thing that stands out to me is the positive message that there is a whole world of colorful healthy food out there for everyone to try!
Over and over
Avoiding heart disease requires more than switching to turkey and chicken. Eating enough fruits and vegetables and avoiding excesses of salt and fat are also key. One study shows great benefits by getting enough fruits and veggies!