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2015 Dietary Guidelines

Category Diet, Health

Back in January, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines were released.  Every five years these guidelines are revised to reflect the newest evidence and information we have on diet and nutrition. These guidelines affect our nutrition recommendations and goals.  The 2015 Guidelines came with a few big changes: Recommendation of less than 2300 milligrams/d of sodium for Read More…

Nutrition for Heart Health

Category Diet, Health

February is Heart Month and nutrition is a great way to get your heart in tip-top shape.  Follow these simple tips and work to improve the overall health of your heart: 1. Incorporate fruits and vegetables-Fruits and vegetables have good nutrients, along with fiber.  Substitute some of your higher calorie foods for fruits and vegetables. Read More…