• Thanks for your response to my question Leah. I’ve been thinking a lot about reducing my sodium intake. This will give me a lot of ideas to work on. Cutting back on fast food and incorporating more fruits and vegetables are two things I definitely need to work on. I also learned that exercising three times per week will help lower my blood…[Read more]

  • Lauren replied to the topic Fish Oil in the forum Ask a Nutritionist 8 years, 9 months ago

    Consuming omega-3 fatty acids from fish has been shown to be beneficial for decreasing all-cause mortality, cardiac and sudden death, 1 incidences of cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as stroke.2 There is strong evidence to support benefits of omega-3 fatty acids on secondary-prevention, meaning after CVD has been diagnosed. Those at risk…[Read more]

  • I went to the store and decided to check my blood pressure. It was in the pre-hypertensive range. What can I do to lower my blood pressure?