How a Nutritionist Can Help Your Health

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 16, 2016

The choices of foods are plentiful. But, that can sometimes be a problem. All of the choices we need to make! You can opt for the healthy green broccoli for a side dish or the yummy French fries. Making these decisions daily, you are bound to select the latter eventually even though you know the

Vitamin B: The 1, 2, 3’s

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: March 29, 2016

We all know that Vitamin B is an essential vitamin that our bodies need to survive. But, there are so many types, it is difficult to keep track of which “B” supports particular functions. Below is a list of the different types of Vitamin B, known collectively as Vitamin B Complex: B 1: also known

Causes of electrolyte imbalance in the body

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 18, 2015

First let’s start with the most basic question – What is an electrolyte? Electrolytes are minerals in your blood (such as sodium, chloride, magnesium, potassium and calcium) and other body fluids that carry an electric charge. Ingested with food intake, they affect the amount of water in your body, the acidity of your blood (pH),

Signs You are Underweight

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 21, 2015

Sometimes it may seem that nearly everywhere you turn people are talking about the new fad diet or other ways to lose weight. With so much attention in society given to the problem of being overweight, those who are underweight may feel looked over and ignored, as if their problem isn’t actually considered a problem

Is Your Sweet Tooth Hurting You?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 13, 2015

In recent years, sugar has often been compared to cigarettes, likely because both target the same pleasure center in the brain, both are highly addictive, and both are highly hazardous to your health. Much like cigarettes, not much was known about the dangers of sugar until years after it had become a common occurrence and

Recognizing and Treating an Electrolyte Imbalance

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: May 29, 2015

What are electrolytes? Electrolytes are minerals found in the body that are essential to proper muscle, nerve, and brain function. These minerals must be kept well balanced, as too little or too much of any one mineral can detrimentally impact some of the body’s most vital systems. While a certain amount of electrolytes can be

Five Reasons to See a Nutritionist Now

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: April 21, 2015

When it comes to your diet and health, nothing can top the advice of a licensed nutritionist or dietician. No two people are the same, and nutrition specialists have a special knowledge and understanding of how what we put into our bodies has on the way our bodies look and feel. While there are many

Diet Tips to Reduce and Control High Blood Pressure

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 23, 2015

Because many blood pressure medications have unpleasant side effects or adverse effects on other areas of a person’s health, many people try to control their high blood pressure simply by changing and monitoring their diet and lifestyle. While losing weight and exercising frequently can both have a large impact on a person’s blood pressure levels,

The Correlation Between Diabetes and Heart Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 23, 2015

While most people are aware that diabetes and heart disease are two extremely severe conditions, not everyone is probably aware of the connection between the two. Because around 65% of people with type 2 diabetes die from some form of heart disease or stroke and because adults with type 2 diabetes are up to four

What Can I Do to Prevent Heart Disease?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 17, 2014

Heart disease is a term that encompasses a variety of conditions related to the heart, the blood vessels, or both and some are extremely severe. Though the mortality rate has decreased in recent years, heart disease is still currently the leading cause of death across the entire world, a statistic that is likely to keep