High Blood Pressure and Diet

In our book, Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies®, we don’t just provide heart-healthy recipes, but discuss the important role lifestyle plays in controlling hypertension and reducing heart disease risk. Why worry about blood pressure? Well, when you have high blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Calorie Counter Candy Facts

I recently was quoted in a story about “the worst” Halloween candies. As I was discussing my conclusions with another dietitian, she claimed that the famed “Eat This, Not That” book series recommended the opposite of what I recommended (concluding … Continue reading

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Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be holding its annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (aka FNCE, or “Fen-cee”) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning this weekend. Over 10,000 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians, and other food and nutrition professionals … Continue reading

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