Heart failure can occur if the heart cannot pump (systolic) or fill (diastolic) adequately. This means that the heart doesn't work as well as it should, and can't pump blood well enough to meet your body's needs all the time. You may have symptoms, making it difficult to do some daily tasks, or you may have no symptoms at all and a mild condition. Regardless, there are many ways that you can manage your diet, medications, and lifestyle to control symptoms.
Want some healthy protein options from plants? If you're getting tired of beans and nuts, you're not alone!! Here are several plant-based proteins and the protein content in them.Sneaky Ways to Get More Protein
Protein is important for the human body, but knowing how much you really need, getting complete proteins with your meals, and making the protein high quality makes a huge difference!Protein: What Is It? Where Do I Find It?NinaGhamrawi
Getting enough protein is important for optimum health. But, while it keeps you full and satisfied, too much leads to weight gain. Read more about how much and what types of protein you need.Know Your Protein Sources and PortionsNinaGhamrawi
If you don't eat much meat, or are trying to eat less, you might be worried about getting enough nutrients and essential amino acids. But you can do it with a little planning ahead. Here’s how!Complete Your Protein from Plants!NinaGhamrawi
Currently, only 10% of patients with kidney disease see a Dietitian before reaching ‘end-stage' kidney failure and requiring dialysis. Around 90% of adults don’t know they have declining function - including half of those patients that have already had a significant loss in kidney function. Depending on underlying factors that may worsen your CKD risks, making dietary changes that align with the root causes will play an important role in slowing or stopping kidney disease from getting worse. Here we will talk about generalized nutrition pointers to help protect the kidneys.Kidney Disease and Generalized NutritionNinaGhamrawi
If you have diabetes, holidays can be tricky. Check out these simple holiday appetizer recipes to stabilize your blood sugar and keep the party going!Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Appetizers