Blood Pressure Management View More

To lower and keep your blood pressure in check, you’re supposed to reduce sodium, eat fewer processed foods, drink less, and weigh less.    For those looking for more, it seems like taking more probiotics, the all-important beneficial bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract, can also help you lower hypertension.    A review published in Hypertension,… Continue Reading

Celery View More

(Apium graveolens)   Celery is a member of the Umbelliferae family. Other members include carrots, fennel, parsley, and dill. Perhaps best known for its stalks, celery is a versatile vegetable, crunchy in texture with a mildly salty taste. While celery ribs are the most commonly consumed portion of the vegetable, the roots, leaves, and seeds… Continue Reading

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) recently announced the launch of Nutrition Keys, a front-of-package initiative designed to help busy shoppers make better informed food choices at the grocery store.   The initiative was developed as a response to an industry specific request made last year by First Lady Michelle… Continue Reading