Latest Posts from Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Should You Eat a Vegan Diet?

Should You Eat a Vegan Diet?

There’s growing interest in vegan eating plans for several reasons, including better health. Should you ditch all animal foods for the sake of your heart?

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How to Keep Your Gut Microbiome Healthy

How to Keep Your Gut Microbiome Healthy

You may be the only person around, but you’re never truly alone. Your body hosts trillions of microorganisms, most of them part of your gut microbiome ...

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What Are Prebiotics?

What Are Prebiotics?

Prebiotics aren’t the same as probiotics, but they both matter to your health ...

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Menopause and Heart Health

Menopause and Heart Health

Lower estrogen levels and your personal health history pair up to present special challenges to your heart health at midlife. Here’s how menopause affects ...

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The Best Diet for Heart Health

The Best Diet for Heart Health

Evidence suggests that both the Mediterranean and DASH diets benefit your heart and overall health, but differ in many ways. Find out which one ...

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How to Control Your Cholesterol

How to Control Your Cholesterol

Your body needs cholesterol, but too much of it can build up in your bloodstream and stick to artery walls. This narrows your arteries, reducing the flow of blood to your heart ...

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