Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Western countries. With the rising incidence over the last 25 years, intervention has become a public health priority. Evidence shows the effectiveness of healthy dietary patterns and lifestyles for the prevention of CVD and cardiovascular events.
A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease, and it’s not as hard as you may think. For years, research into connections between diet and heart disease focused on individual nutrients like cholesterol, types of fats, and specific vitamins and minerals. The problem is that people eat food, not nutrients. Understand, it is the overall pattern of your choices that counts.
Nancy, a NYS certified nutritionist and registered dietitian, works closely with patients and their physicians to develop a healthy sustainable nutrition program. Consultations include dietary evaluation, nutrition education, behavior modification and an individualized food