heart disease

Plant-based diets to support your health

Hundreds of research studies have shown that plant-based diets can reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and various types of cancer. Plant-based diets are great for lowering cholesterol and reducing your BMI, which ultimately decrease your risk of heart disease and diabetes. There is a lot of confusion over what a plant-based diet means. [...]
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Three Quick Dishes: Air Frying for Heart Health

If you know me at all, you know I recommend lots of fruit, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, and low-fat dairy. My preferred cooking methods are steaming and grilling. But sometimes, we can’t help but crave something fried, right? Fried food is bad news. When food is fried, especially deep-fried, trans-fats are formed. Trans-fats are [...]
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Healthy Habit for 2020: Less Saturated Fat and Trans-Fat

I get concerned when clients tell me about trying out the latest fad diet. A lot of the fad diets today, like Keto or Paleo focus on high proteins and low carbs. Unfortunately, with high protein often comes fat. Some fats are good—I’ll talk about those in my next blog. In this entry I’m talking [...]
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Why you need to ditch the soda habit    

I work with clients across all ages, many who are actually healthy already when they start seeing me, but often times they have a habit that quite frankly counteracts all of the benefits of their otherwise healthy diet—soda! It’s addictive—caffeinated or not, diet or not, soda destroys your health. If there is one “bad” food [...]
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Weighing in on Weight-Loss: Healthy Fats

I have a lot of clients who are on a weight-loss journey and so many of them have a “fat” phobia. They think if they eat fat, they will get fat, but that is not the case my friends when it comes to healthy fats. Let me clear up the conclusion. Why You Need Fat: […]

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Let’s Talk About Fat

Fat is often deemed the enemy; people fear that the fat they consume will end up on their midsection.  However, the truth is that not all fats are bad. In fact, we all need fat for survival; it is essential for brain, nerve, and skin cells to function properly and grow. Did you know that [...]
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Powerful pomegranates

Pomegranates are one of the top a super foods you can consume; super foods contain an abundance of nutrients with superior health benefits. These red, round fruit are tricky. You don’t want to bite into them; you want to break them open and consume the seeds. I know it’s weird; we’ve been taught to not [...]
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