•   Successful weight loss happens when you develop healthy lifestyle behaviors and are able to follow them long-term. Weight loss should include healthy eating patterns and routine physical activity. The key is to lose weight safely and slowly (1-2 pounds a week) to maintain the weight loss. Appropriate nutritional intake is very important to ensure you are on the right track. If you [...]

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    SODIUM – Our Every Day Struggle

    A diet high in sodium is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke, heart disease, and kidney disease. About 80% of our Sodium intake comes from processed foods.High sodium/salt intake is a global problem. The WHO recommends a daily sodium intake of 2000 mg or less. In the United States and Canada, the Institute of Medicine has[...]

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