Heart Health for Women


Are you at increased risk for heart disease? If you are over the age of 55, have elevated cholesterol (or LDL), high blood pressure, smoke, don’t exercise, are obese, OR diabetic you are putting yourself at risk. Physiology The vessels that supply the heart with blood and oxygen are the coronary arteries. With increased cholesterol, […]

Nutrition in Pregnancy


Eating well in pregnancy is not difficult. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has developed a web site to help Choose My Plate.  This website will help guide you in choosing the appropriate food groups, as well as helping to determine portion size. Food choices that are “fresh” (ie. Not boxed) are always a better option for […]