Nutrition plays a major role in reducing many of the risk factors for heart disease. Making healthy eating choices is not only important to keep your blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure healthy it greatly influences your ability to manage a healthy weight and protect against diabetes.
What is diabetes? Type 1 diabetes, which occurs most often in children and adolescents, occurs when the body is unable to make insulin. Insulin is a hormone that ensures your body can deal with blood sugar properly. By far the most common type of diabetes is Type 2 diabetes, in which the body does not […]
Listen to my monthly radio program with Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today for our segment, “You are what you eat” to get the goods on healthy eating. Listen to Episode 49 Part 1 Here: Nutrition for Gout Listen to Episode 49 Part 2 Here: Nutrition for Gout One in thirty Canadians has gout, which […]
Listen to my QR77 Radio Program here: Every Monday at 4:15pm on QR77 Radio join me and Angela Kokott host of Calgary Today with our segment “You are what you eat” to get the goods on healthy eating. If you missed my segments I will be archiving these audio discussions on my blog here. Episode […]
If you are overweight, you are more likely to have heart disease. Extra weight can raise blood pressure and blood cholesterol and lead to diabetes. It matters where your body stores its excess fat. People who carry most of their fat around their stomachs have a higher risk of having heart disease and diabetes than […]