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Diet and Heart Disease

Diet and Heart Disease

DIET & NUTRITION Dtn Oghuan Unuigbe (RDN, LD), Dietician & Nutritionist, LECC In the management of hypertension (or a heart condition) and fluid retention, sodium restriction is very important seeing that sodium absorbs water and puts even more strain on the...
Sugary Diet & Coronary Artery Disease

Sugary Diet & Coronary Artery Disease

What connection is there between food and drink with added sugar and coronary artery disease? Until recently, the question had been inadequately answered by research, but an extensive study from Lund University in Sweden has now contributed important clues. The study...
The DASH Diet for a Nigerian Audience

The DASH Diet for a Nigerian Audience

The DASH diet is more than the average weight loss diet or regimen. It is a healthy lifestyle that is designed to improve your health, fight high blood pressure , lower cholesterol levels, and slow the progression of kidney disease and diabetes. What is the DASH...
Sugary Diet & Coronary Artery Disease

Association Between Sugary Diet & Coronary Artery Disease

What connection is there between food and drink with added sugar and coronary artery disease? Until recently, the question had been inadequately answered by research, but an extensive study from Lund University in Sweden has now contributed important clues. The study...
KNOWvember:  Diabetes Month

KNOWvember: Diabetes Month

What is diabetes? Diabetes happens when your body isn’t able to take up sugar (glucose) into its cells and use it for energy. This results in a build up of extra sugar in your bloodstream. Poorly controlled diabetes can lead to serious consequences, causing...