Tag: cholesterol

Eggs: Myths vs. Facts

by in Healthy Tips, August 12, 2013

There are so many misconceptions swirling around eggs. I hear egg chatter in crowded elevators or at dinner parties—folks so proud about tossing that golden yolk. The next time you find yourself in the midst of an egg conversation, pipe in with these egg-cellent facts.

Ask the Dietitian: All About Cholesterol

by in Healthy Tips, November 11, 2011

When it comes to our cholesterol, there’s a lot of confusing information out there. Here are questions about cholesterol that dietitians are often asked.

Food Labeling: Beware the “Health” Halo

by in Grocery Shopping, Label Decoder, January 7, 2011

Many folks read food labels to gain better insight on the foods they choose. However, with so many claims plastered on labels things can get really confusing. Even worse, food companies use these claims to push certain products and make you think they’re healthier than they really are. Curious about the top 10 food label boobie traps?

Reading List: Grocery Store Showdown, Detox Truths & Hershey’s New Candy

by in Food News, February 19, 2010

How to detox safely, the story behind Kellogg’s tainted waffles and new reports show up to 10% of college students have high cholesterol.

10 Foods to Battle Bad Cholesterol

by in Healthy Tips, February 11, 2010

Part of keeping your heart healthy means keeping your cholesterol levels in check or lowering those numbers if they’ve been creeping up. Exercise can help make this happen — so can a healthy diet rich in these foods.

Reading List: Improving Heart Health & Dirty Bagged Greens

by in Food News, February 5, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Kicking off Heart Healthy Month, understanding good-for-you fats and how the Super Bowl can bring on a heart attack.

Diet 101: American Heart Association Diet

by in Diets & Weight Loss, February 1, 2010

To kick off American Heart Month, we are looking at the diet recommendations from the American Heart Association, whose mission has been to battle the number one killer of Americans: heart disease.

Reading List: Flu-Fighting Foods, NJ Restaurants to Post Nutrition Info & High Cholesterol Undertreated

by in Food News, November 27, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Whole Foods employees get discounts for becoming healthier, obese university students mandated to take fitness class, and new research shows many folks aren’t going to the doctor

Heart-Healthy Meals

by in Healthy Recipes, February 15, 2009

To honor American Heart Month, our friends at Foodnetwork.com are dishing out recipes that are low in cholesterol but high in flavor. Check out their favorites — plus, see which seven foods can help lower cholesterol and eight simple steps for better heart health.