Blog - From the Heart


Why Should You Care About Heart Disease?

The truth is that heart disease is slaughtering women. Heart disease will claim more women’s lives than all women’s cancers combined. Read more »


Moving More With This Gadget

Moving more is the theme of my new year. You see, I’m in a war with sitting. Read more »

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Moving More with Sunset Magazine

Sitting is the new smoking, so what are you doing to move more for your heart? Read more »

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The 8th Principle of a Heart-Healthy Woman

I often end my speeches with the 8 Principles of a Heart-Healthy Woman and it is the last one that means as much… Read more »


PBS Health Experts –Confusing or Consistent?

I’ve been studying the health experts on PBS… Read more »

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5 Ways to be Heart-Healthy Over 50

Recently I was interviewed by Susan Tolles, founder of Susan asked me to discuss 5 ways to be heart-healthy over 50. Read more »


How Can This Help Patients Heal?

It’s Nutrition Month and coincidentally… Read more »


Celebrating the Mediterranean Diet at Allrecipes

Last week, in celebration of the Mediterranean Diet, I was co-host for the American Heart Association Go Red for Women event at the allrecipes headquarters in Seattle. Read more »

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8 Great Tips From The Mediterranean Diet Lifestyle

My message about diet is simple. Exchange diet for lifestyle. Diet represents deprivation and that simply isn’t sustainable. Read more »


Doritos, Super Bowl, and Duping Moms

I’m a fan of the Super Bowl commercials even when my team isn’t in the big game. (However, I am a Seahawk –need I say more?) So, this year I watched not only the commercials, but the brilliant marketing ploy of the Doritos company. Read more »