Prevention and Treatment of High Cholesterol

Know your numbers. And what to do about them. When it comes to cholesterol, there are two terms worth knowing. Hyperlipidemia means your blood has too many lipids (or fats), such as cholesterol and triglycerides. One type of hyperlipidemia , hypercholesterolemia,...

US Dietary Guidelines

Based on the most recent science, the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released at the beginning of 2016. Before you say, “here we go again,” let’s take a closer look. The guidelines may sound familiar, but there are some differences from years past.1...

Roasted Vegetables and Quinoa Bowls

Looking for a simple healthy weeknight meal that still packs in the flavor? No need to slave over the stove for hours to create a delicious dish. This bowl is also perfect for lunches on the go or a picnic with your family. Particularly for those with incontinence,...

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

The holidays are coming soon!!! Are you ready for family bonding, cheerful singing, and holiday parties??? We all know that holidays can also bring foods that are high in fat and calories, but don’t worry because Byrd-Watson is here to give you a few hints to help you...

Overweight? All is Not Lost

Need to shed 15 or 25 pounds? Try this trick: Pick up a 15- or 25-pound turkey in the grocery store (or a bag of soil at the nursery). Then carry it around for a few minutes. Did you find it tough to do? Extra pounds take a toll, don’t they? But weight gain is often...

Your Summer Diet

Summer is here!!! Vacations, ball games, or cookouts may be in your future this summer but there is always still time to eat healthy. Here are a few tips to help keep you on track for eating healthy this summer: Have foods from at least three food groups at each of...