Washing food before you eat it may sound like a good idea, but that’s not always true. I like to give my patients these simple guidelines to follow for food safety.
Your salt intake still matters if you’ve been diagnosed with hypertension. Here’s why.
Is it okay to eat butter now? “It’s not a sin,” says Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen and other top cardiologists want you to know that things are changing in our view of diet and heart disease. Indeed, the new federal government-commissioned Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary … Read More
At almost every turn, science and medicine reveal a new “superfood” that will dramatically improve our health. Chia seeds can reduce your cholesterol. Green leafy vegetables burn belly fat. Blueberries boost your antioxidants. Now, the latest in wonder snacking – celery seeds to lower your high blood pressure (HBP). But does it really work? “It’s … Read More
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The best way to enjoy healthy dinners all week is to plan and shop a week in advance. Then you’ve got all the ingredients you need to cook when crunched for time. But if you need to rely on
Here’s how you turn a perfectly good source of protein into junk food: Process it.
“Cut the salt.” If you’ve heard these words from your doctor, you may be wondering where to start. After all, salt is an ever-present part of the modern diet, especially in pre-packaged food. Never fear. A few simple tips and tricks can help you reduce your sodium intake. Start with the following advice from Julia … Read More
Here’s why you need to be concerned about how much salt your toddler is getting.
Don’t just blame sugar. Salt is also an issue when it comes to childhood obesity.