Blog Archive for Tag: diet

4 Nutrients You Probably Don’t Get Enough Of

February 23rd, 2015

I try to eat an excellent diet. I aim to load my plate with lean protein, low fat dairy, whole grains, and fresh fruits and vegetables every meal. But the reality is that my diet still falls short sometimes. My biggest struggle is time. A demanding workday, travel, family commitments—all ...

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Heart Health in Your 40s: 4 Steps to Take Control Now

February 16th, 2015

It often takes people until their 50s or 60s to realize they need to focus on heart health. I’d like to see that change. The earlier the better; research shows that heart health can be affected as early as infancy. Today, I’d like to talk specifically to those of you ...

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3 Tips for a Heart-Healthy School Lunch (That Your Kids Will Actually Eat)

October 23rd, 2014

Now that kids are likely getting about a third of their nutrition from school—whether from the vending machine or cafeteria—your child’s nutrition should be the most important item on your to-do list. Consider this: Studies show that nutrition not only impacts behavior and focus, but a healthy diet full of ...

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La nutrición y la comunidad latina: Vamos a distribuir el mensaje de la salud juntos

September 11th, 2014

Las diferentes culturas se alimentan de forma diferente. Hay varias razones de esto: las tradiciones, la comida que está disponible, y también por los valores sociales que se le da a la salud y la nutrición. Además, algunas áreas del mundo tienden a comer y a vivir vidas más saludables ...

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Nutrition and the Latino Community: Let’s Spread Health Together

September 11th, 2014

Different cultures have different diets. There are a number of reasons for this: tradition, available foods, and even societal values around health and nutrition. And some areas of the world tend to eat and live healthier than others. The region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, for example, is famous for the ...

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What Does a Healthy Lifestyle Look Like?

September 5th, 2014

The term “healthy lifestyle” is used so often that it’s almost losing its meaning. To some, a healthy lifestyle means not eating fast food. To others, it means quitting smoking. To others still, it means taking a walk after dinner or riding a bike on the weekends. These are all ...

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Understanding the Glycemic Index with Susan Bowerman

July 8th, 2014

I had planned to write an article about the glycemic index this month, since it’s an important topic for people looking to support heart health. But then I came across an excellent article by Susan Bowerman on, “Why the Glycemic Index can help you choose a healthy diet.” The ...

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Getting to Know “Healthy Fats” with Susan Bowerman

June 13th, 2014

Thinking of fat as healthy seems to go against nearly every piece of nutrition advice you’ve ever heard. But there are certain types of fats that are considered healthy and are actually essential to the body. I recently read an article by Susan Bowerman on that gives a useful ...

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7 of the Worst Foods for Heart Health

February 17th, 2014

I changed my nutrition and lifestyle, I made very different food choices than I do today. In graduate school, especially, my meals were focused on convenience and often consisted of fast food. I felt the effects of my poor dietary choices every single day. At the time, I understood that the ...

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Interview: Herbalife Q&A with Dr. Ignarro

December 11th, 2013

Everyone knows cardiovascular health should be a priority, but there’s so much information out there that it can sometimes be overwhelming. Luckily, we have Dr. Louis Ignarro to help! A heart health expert and Nobel laureate, Dr. Ignarro sat down with Herbalife to answer some of your most popular heart health questions, ...

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