Wellness

What You Need to Know About GERD

Many people have a passing case of indigestion from time to time. But when it occurs frequently, it could be indicative of a more serious condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

One of the most important ways to self-manage gastrointestinal disorders is to choose the right foods to eat. Learn more about the role your diet plays in digestive health.

Menopause and Weight

Unwanted weight gain is frustrating at any age, but if you've hit menopause you may feel the deck is stacked against you.

Eating right and being physically active are keys to staying healthy throughout life. Nutrient needs change with age. Familiarize yourself with the foods that offer the vitamins and minerals that promote good health as we age.

DASH Diet: Reducing Hypertension through Diet and Lifestyle

Think you can't stop hypertension, or high blood pressure? You might be able to if you follow the DASH diet — a diet high in fruits and vegetables and low in sodium.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. A healthy lifestyle and eating plan can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening. Learn more about a heart health and diet.

5 Nutrition Tips to Promote Wound Healing

Food choices and nutritional status influence wound healing since serious wounds increase the energy, vitamin, mineral and protein requirements necessary to promote healing.

If you have a chronic condition, a carefully planned diet can make a difference. With certain diseases, what you eat may reduce symptoms. In other cases, diet can improve health.

Latest Articles

  • Healthy Aging

    Menopause and Weight

    Sharon Denny, MS, RDN

    Unwanted weight gain is frustrating at any age, but if you've hit menopause you may feel the deck is stacked against you. Read More

  • Digestive Health

    What You Need to Know About GERD

    Andrea Johnson, RD, CSP, LDN

    Many people have a passing case of indigestion from time to time. But when it occurs frequently, it could be indicative of a more serious condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Read More