Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council As a primary care physician I take care of patients for all sorts of issues. They see me for their annual physicals where I screen them for diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, arthritis and diabetes among many other...Read More
As heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for Americans, the need for healthcare providers to advise patients on lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk and complications for cardiovascular disease. One of these choices is to increase fiber consumption since Americans only consumer approximately half of...Read More
Most of us have heard we need to add more fiber in our diet. But did you know fiber can help build healthier hearts? Three of fiber’s properties are at the core of heart health: solubility, viscosity and fermentability. Solubility The ability of fiber molecules to dissolve in water is...Read More
Around the world, every culture has put its own unique spin on Valentine’s Day, yet at the center is the act of celebrating the ones you love. Oftentimes this is demonstrated with food whether it be an elaborate dinner out, decadent dessert, a box of chocolates or all the above....Read More
Dr. Debra Judelson is a cardiologist and a scientific advisor to the Calorie Control Council. We caught up with the doctor to discuss the importance of physical activity for heart health. I hear more and more people talking about exercise being important but I’m afraid I’m not healthy enough. Is...Read More
Dr. Debra Judelson is a cardiologist and a scientific advisor to the Calorie Control Council. We caught up with the doctor to discuss the importance of nutrition for heart health. Dr. Judelson, how important is nutrition to heart health? What you eat and how much you eat has a direct...Read More
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