Expert Blog Posts

  1. July 25, 2012

    Sitting disease

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. The number of hours you spend sitting each day can affect how long you live as well as your quality of life. 14 comments
  2. May 9, 2012

    How to pick spring's freshest produce

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. What fruits and vegetables are in season now? Find out and get tips on how to choose the cream of the crop. 3 comments
  3. March 13, 2012

    Get your plate in shape

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Are you're putting the healthiest foods in the right proportions on your plate? 11 comments
  4. February 1, 2012

    Quick start for a healthy heart

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Take this two-week challenge for a quick start toward a healthier heart. 14 comments
  5. June 1, 2011

    Fish and heart health

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. You know you should eat more fish, but do you know which to choose and how to cook fish for the greatest health benefit? 22 comments
  6. May 26, 2011

    Confused about diet and heart health?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Is wine good for your heart? Is sea salt lower in sodium than table salt? Get the answers and make heart-healthy choices. 8 comments
  7. June 11, 2010

    Heart-health benefits of wine questioned

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Alcohol in moderation is heart healthy, right? Maybe. A new study raises interesting questions about the connection between wine and heart disease. 6 comments
  8. June 4, 2010

    Red meat — no longer bad for us?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. New research is raising questions about the long-held belief that red meat increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. 28 comments
  9. March 12, 2010

    Shaking the salt habit

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Cutting back on salt helps lower blood pressure and prevent cardiovascular disease. Yet the American diet keeps getting saltier. Are regulations the only way to kick the habit? 141 comments
  10. October 17, 2009

    Soda tax

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Do you support the so-called soda tax? Proponents say it would curtail consumption and generate dollars for obesity prevention and health promotion. 98 comments
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