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Heart-Smart Shopping: Meat That Makes the Cut (VIDEO) video post

Today we visit the meat section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series. Think red meat can't be part of healthy diet for your heart? Think again. In this final installment of our heart-smart shopping series, we visit the meat and poultry section of the supermarket with nutritionist Teller Stalfort, a registered…

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Wise Dairy Decisions (VIDEO) video post

Today we visit the dairy section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series.  Can milk, cheese and yogurt be part of a heart-healthy diet? In this video, Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, explains how they can.   Remember, UVA nutritionists can help any Heart…

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Fish Counter Facts (VIDEO)

Today we visit the fish section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series. We’ve all heard that fish is good for our hearts, but why? In this video, Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, tours the fish department, teaching us: What types of fish to choose The unique…

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Picking Out Produce (VIDEO) video post

Today we visit the produce section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series. Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, shares the importance of fruits and vegetables in your diet and a few tips to get you eating more of them. In this video, you’ll learn which foods can…

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Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series: Grocery Basics video post

Ever wish you could take a nutritionist to the grocery store with you? Now you can. In celebration of Heart Month, Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with the UVA Heart and Vascular Center, took us on a guided tour of a Charlottesville supermarket. We recorded her tips and insights on how to shop…

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Cholesterol: Let’s Talk Numbers
Prevention 2/5/2013

Did you know one-third of Americans have elevated cholesterol, and many don’t even realize it? There are no symptoms for high cholesterol, which causes buildup in the arteries and can lead to heart disease and heart attack. That’s why it’s important to know your numbers: Your cholesterol, triglycerides and blood…

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COPD: It’s an Often Deadly Condition, But There Is Relief
Prevention 1/24/2013

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. It’s a progressive disease (that means it gets worse over time) that includes two main forms: Chronic bronchitis: A persistent, long-term cough that produces mucus Emphysema: The gradual destruction of the lung’s air sacs…

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