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.
By Andrea Holwegner, Health Stand Nutrition Consulting Inc. 1. How much salt (sodium) do we consume vs. what is recommended? The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s research indicates that the average Canadian consumes at least three teaspoons of salt every day. The adequate intake for adults is 1500mg and we should have a maximum of one […]