High Cholesterol: How a Dietitian Can Help

Top of the page High Cholesterol: How a Dietitian Can Help Topic Overview Millions of people struggle to lose weight and improve their diets. Finding a diet that works for you and then staying with it can be a huge challenge. Registered dietitians are experts in diet...

Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines

Top of the page Cholesterol Treatment Guidelines Topic Overview The goal in treating cholesterol is to lower your chance of having a heart attack or a stroke. The goal is not to lower your cholesterol numbers alone. The following guidelines are from the American...

Healthy Eating: Cutting Unhealthy Fats From Your Diet

Healthy Eating: Cutting Unhealthy Fats From Your Diet Introduction Foods like cheese, butter, sausage, and desserts may taste good to you, but they can have a lot of saturated fat. Eating too much of this unhealthy fat could lead to high cholesterol and heart disease....

Sugar Alcohols

Top of the page Sugar Alcohols Topic Overview What are sugar alcohols? Sugar alcohols are a type of sweetener used in foods labeled “sugar-free.” You’ll find them in chewing gum, sugar-free candies, cookies, soft drinks, and other foods. Sugar...

DASH Diet Sample Menu

Top of the page DASH Diet Sample Menu Topic Overview DASH is an eating plan that can help lower your blood pressure. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.footnote 1 Hypertension is high blood pressure. For more information on the DASH diet, see High...
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