Antioxidants: Your Heart’s Favorite Foods

In America, it seems the food industry tries to get us to eat in a way our heart doesn’t like. But there are plenty of people (myself included) who find a heart-healthy diet delicious and satisfying!

Switching out saturated and …

American Diabetes Month: Signs to Watch and Tips for Prevention

Diabetes-MonthOne in 11 adults in North Dakota has diabetes, and the rate keeps climbing. That’s almost 60,000 people—more than the population of Grand Forks.

There are three main types of diabetes: type 1, which usually develops in childhood; type 2, …

13 Tips for Smarter Eating in 2013

Healthy Choices is our freshest series featuring lifestyle tips from Altru’s wellness experts. This resource is designed to guide your healthy path in 2013. Here’s our first guest post from Altru registered dietitian, Jennifer Haugen.

Feeling a little thick around …