This Valentine’s Day, Give Your Heart Some ❤
Feb08

This Valentine’s Day, Give Your Heart Some ❤

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s safe to say that love is in the air. And while you’re busy thinking of ways to show your sweetheart how much you care, your own sweet  heart is beating steadfastly on and on for you. As a matter of fact, your heart beats about 100,000 times a day. Now that’s true devotion! An Awesome Organ You already know that your heart holds the huge responsibility of pumping blood to all the different parts of...

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April Showers Bring… Reduced Sodium Intake!
May01

April Showers Bring… Reduced Sodium Intake!

There’s more to look forward to this month than just warmer weather and blooming flowers–May is National Stroke Awareness Month and National High Blood Pressure Education Month, and if you’re a regular reader, you know that helping our readers prevent and manage these conditions by making good dietary choices is one of our main missions here at 2 Your Health. According to data gathered by the Center for Disease Control (CDC),...

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Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?
Apr28

Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?

Getting older is a fact of life, and at some point, we will come face to face with a health issue. And while it’s possible to curb the ill effects of issues like kidney disease or high blood pressure, there’s no way to banish these conditions entirely, and sooner or later the specter of old, ugly symptoms is bound to make itself known again. Sounds scary, right? It’s time to find a nutrition expert! The logical thing...

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Scratch “DIET” off Your New-Years List in 2016!
Dec31

Scratch “DIET” off Your New-Years List in 2016!

As many of you know, in addition to writing for 2 Your Health and creating menus and recipes, I also continue to work with individuals in face to face meetings. As we approach the beginning of the new year, the most frequent question is “how do I eat better this year to improve my health permanently?” As a registered dietitian, the key word I latch onto here is “permanently”. If you are truly asking me how to permanently improve your...

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What does a 1500 Calorie DASH Diet Look Like? – Infographic
Dec18

What does a 1500 Calorie DASH Diet Look Like? – Infographic

When was the last time that you sat down and read a lengthy piece of copy on any topic. I know that you are busy just living your life and with the demands of today’s busy world with family and work obligations, taking care of yourself frequently comes in last. Acknowledging this fact that you don’t always have time to read blog posts, I have created an infographic series that will help you eat in a low sodium, kidney...

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