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Elizabeth Klodas MD, FACC trained at Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins and is a practicing cardiologist in Minneapolis, MN. She specializes in heart disease prevention. She is also founder of Step One Foods, a company dedicated to helping patients minimize their dependence on medications through strategic dietary change.

Latest Posts By Elizabeth Klodas

9 months ago

Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?

At your local grocery store, you’ve likely passed the health section and saw the seemingly endless rows of supplements lined on the shelves. From vitamin B to Calcium, there seems to be a supplement for just about every nutrient…

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10 months ago

Are You Wasting Your Golden Years Dieting? Follow These 4 Steps to Health Without a Diet

I’m going to tell you something that should not surprise you: Diets don’t work. After all, if they did, we’d all be skinny – and healthy. As a physician, I see many patients who are following one diet or another. In fact, it’s the exception for me to see…

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1 year ago

The 4 Heart-Healthy Food Groups that Should Dominate Your Diet After 60

Did you know that heart disease can be reversed through those same lifestyle changes, especially proper nutrition? It may be hard to believe, but according to published studies, it’s true. Your diet impacts your health directly…

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1 year ago

4 Powerful Ways to Control Blood Pressure Naturally

If you have high blood pressure, you’re not alone. In fact, using the new definition of high blood pressure – 130/80 mmHg or greater, on average, as measured at rest on two separate occasions – one out of every two American adults is affected…

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2 years ago

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60

For millions of Americans, taking statins – medications like Lipitor and Crestor – to lower cholesterol has become the norm. However, these drugs, while they work, can come with significant side effects. Although most people tolerate…

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3 years ago

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease at 50 and Beyond

Around the world, nearly seven million people die of coronary heart disease every year. And despite the continuing advancements in surgery, diagnostic techniques, and pharmaceutical interventions, that number keeps going up…

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4 years ago

These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth

Legend has it that the explorer Ponce de Leon wasn’t just looking to establish a Spanish colony in the new world; he was looking for the fountain of youth. And 500 years later, the search is still on. Read More

6 years ago

The Best Diet Advice You’ll Ever Receive After 60

If you’re like most Americans, you probably made a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier or make some grand change to your diet. Read More