Take Fiber to Heart

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...

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Q&A about Exercise and Heart Health with Cardiologist...

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...

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Q&A about Nutrition and Heart Health, with Cardiologist...

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...

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Love Your Heart: Cutting Back on Added Sugar

By: Amber Pankonin MS, RD, CSP, LMNT -- Did you know that heart disease is the number 1 killer of women? It’s hard to believe that more women die of heart disease than cancer. In fact, ninety percent of women have one or more risk factors for developing heart disease. That...

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Diet Soda and Cardiometabolic Risk: Study Does Not...

ATLANTA (March 30, 2012) — The findings presented in the "Dietary patterns matter: diet beverages and cardiometabolic risks in the longitudinal Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study" confirm what previous studies have shown about the importance of total diet, but fail to show that beverages sweetened with low-calorie sweeteners...

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Even a Little Exercise Can Help Improve Heart...

Women Benefit More Than Men According to Research Hit the gym for a quick walk before or after work. Look for a parking space that isn’t closer in the lot. Take the steps instead of the elevator. Go for a family walk after meals. Basically, even a little exercise can...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.