Heart Healthy Desserts

Most of us know what we’re supposed to do to live a healthy lifestyle. Recommendations include eating well, being physically active, reducing stress and getting enough sleep. But, we all know that is easier said than done. While cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and...

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Keri Peterson, MD: The Relationship between Nutrition and...

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...

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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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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.