Why Aren’t You Following the DASH Diet?

“The DASH diet is proven to work. Why hasn’t it caught on?” This was the title of a recent article from the Washington Post by Christy Brissette that has gotten a lot of shares this past week, offering thoughts as to why … Continue reading

Charred Chard: Chock Full of Vitamins, DASH Diet Friendly

“Eat your greens” said my grandmother. Growing up, my Italian immigrant grandparents always grew vegetables in the summer, and my dad followed suit. Now my husband is the gardener of the house. My grandfather built a “hot bed” in which he’d … Continue reading

It’s Simple: Less is More. Walking and Blood Pressure

We all know how to lose weight – create a calorie deficit and exercise more. This means eating less, moving more, and choosing smaller portions and foods that are lower in calories. Simple right? Maybe it’s simpler than you think. … Continue reading