Dietitian

All About Nutrition & Bone Health

Vegetarian diets Research has shown lower bone mineral density (BMD) among vegetarians compared with omnivores; however, the potential impact on osteoporosis risk is relatively small. Vegans and some vegetarians may consume less protein, vitamin D, vitamin B12, and calcium compared with omnivores, thus increasing osteoporosis risk; however, vegan an …

February 1, 20210 comments
Nutritionist

Beating high blood pressure with food

The term “blood pressure” has gotten a bad reputation. You need some pressure to move blood from the heart to the brain and the toes and back again. But too much pressure is harmful. It damages artery walls, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. High blood pressure can weaken the heart muscle over time and damage other organs, like the kidney …

November 2, 20190 comments
Nutritionist

WHY WE GAIN WEIGHT

Your weight depends on a simple but easily unbalanced equation: weight change equals calories in minus calories out over time. Burn as many calories as you take in and your weight won’t change. Take in more than you burn and your weight increases. Dieting explores the other end of the spectrum: burning more calories than you take in. •  Your die …

January 3, 20190 comments
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