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5 Nutrition Myths Debunked

Registered Dietitian Nina Hirvi debunks common nutrition myths.

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Fall Fruits – Nutritious and Delicious

Fall has arrived but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy fresh fruit. Summer berries may disappear, but there are some fabulous fall fruits!

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.

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The New Heart Healthy Diet Buzzword: Phytosterols

Phytosterols have recently been introduced to a limited number of foods. They are intended for adults who want to lower their cholesterol and improve their heart health.

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Metabolic Syndrome —the “Perfect Storm”

Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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The Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.