We know there has been a lot of confusion recently about the science behind sodium reduction. While there are a lot of myths around sodium, at the AHA we know that a large group of scientific research shows lowering sodium intake lowers blood pressure in adults and children.
This guest blog post is written by Jenni Dreyer, RDN, CD, a nutrition communications specialist at Skogen’s Festival Foods in Wisconsin.
No one is going to argue that juggling careers, children, and the never-ending demands of life is exhausting. Unfortunately, this means that family meals are often left behind.
Many of us cherish having a life full of memories. A new presidential advisory from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association explains that how you live your life now might help you with those memories! It defines brain health and looks at factors that can help keep your noggin nimble throughout life. Today, we are going to talk about what a healthy brain looks like, and give you seven simple steps for a heathy brain and a (hopefully) happy life.
Did you know that what you eat may impact what you can (or can’t) do between the sheets. That’s right: a salty diet can put a damper on some activities in the bedroom. Here’s why.
We know it can be tempting during this time of year to order, pack, and bring along sugary drinks to school, practice, and parties (think: sports drinks, fruit-flavored beverages, sweet tea, full calorie soft drinks).
Can you believe it’s already back-to-school season? Start the school year off right with these 9 tips for back-to-school success. In this post, we not only talk about how to eat healthy, but we also touch on topics that matter to your child’s well-being.
You deserve healthier options where you and your family live, work, learn, play, and heal. When it comes to healthier snacking, momentum is building. We know that more and more food companies are offering healthier options.
When you walk down the grocery aisle these days (or head to a specialty food store) you will see a lot of hype around a variety of salts. You can now buy salt that are many different colors, shapes, and sizes: pink Himalayan salt, black lava salt, grey Celtic salt, flaky fleur de sel, coarse sea salt, even smoked salt! Some varieties of salt claim to have less sodium than table salt. In this post, we’ll talk about the hype and the science behind the sodium content of these salts.
Many of us want to eat healthy, but, how do you cut through the noise about what to eat (and what not to eat)?
Food should give you energy – not weigh you down! With a few simple changes, you can make eating healthy your easiest habit. We’re here to share with you the easy way to eat healthy.