Sonia Brown, Celebrity Dietitian

Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure

New research shows that boosting your potassium level can be just as important for healthy blood pressure and may protect your heart in the bargain.

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Tags: high blood pressure, potassium, heart disease, bananas, juice, vegetables, fruit
Blueberries and Alzheimer’s
Blueberries and Alzheimer’s

Research has shown that eating a lot of blueberries can prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Tags: blueberries, alzheimer’s, berries, antioxidant, juice
Eating Alone
Eating Alone

After years of receiving the bad rap of raising blood cholesterol, the egg has made a comeback. Americans are increasing their consumption of eggs.

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Tags: eating, alone, depression, anxiety, social
Sodium
Sodium

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sent a strong message that most Americans need to reduce their salt and sodium intake.

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Tags: sodium, salt, high blood pressure, heart disease
Cholesterol
Cholesterol

People who eat the most added sugars have lower levels of HDL ("good") cholesterol and higher levels of triglycerides. Both raise the risk of heart disease.

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Eggs
Eggs

After years of receiving the bad rap of raising blood cholesterol, the egg has made a comeback. Americans are increasing their consumption of eggs.

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Tags: eggs, cholesterol, diabetes
Citrus Fruit
Citrus Fruit

Winter is a great time of year to eat citrus fruits.

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Tags: citrus, fruit, winter, vitamin c, cholesterol, grapefruit, orange, fiber, juice
Dark Leafy Greens
Dark Leafy Greens

Nothing says spring like a bright green salad!

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Tags: salad, vitamin c, spinach, fiber, vitamin k, greens, broccoli, carotenoids, folic acid