Janet Bond Brill

Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, a registered dietitian nutritionist, a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a nationally recognized nutrition, health and fitness expert who specializes in cardiovascular disease prevention. Based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Dr. Brill is the author of Blood Pressure DOWN, Cholesterol DOWN and Prevent a Second Heart Attack. DrJanet.com

Cooking Techniques

Blenders: Not Just for Smoothies!

Kitchen blenders are great for making more than smoothies and daiquiris. Try whipping up healthy homemade soups, salad dressings, soups and more…

Diet & Nutrition

Celery: This Crunchy Diet Food Also Packs a Nutritional Punch

Contrary to popular opinion, celery contains much more than water. Read on for the lowdown on its nutrients and health benefits…

Cocoa

Chocolate—The Anytime Health Food

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! Research shows that this “special treat” has more health benefits than previously thought.

Food

The Truth About Natural Food Flavorings

If a food item contains “natural flavorings,” does that mean it’s healthy? Don’t get fooled. Here’s what that ubiquitous term really means…

Diet & Nutrition

“Nooch”: This Yeast Product Gives Vegans a Taste of “Cheese”

If you're looking for a nutrition-packed way to add cheese flavor to your food, try this yeast additive. Read more on this popular dairy-free option...

High Blood Pressure

Surprising Foods That Lower Your Blood Pressure

Controlling blood pressure takes more than a daily banana. Fortunately, there are a variety of delicious foods you may never think of. Read on…

Grilling

Ditch the Burgers! Try These Healthy and Delicious Grilling Secrets

Tired of grilling the same old burgers and steak? Jazz up the taste and get a hit of vitamin C with this fruit-inspired fish recipe...

Diet & Nutrition

Why Soy Is Still Healthy—If It’s the Right Kind

The FDA has walked back claims that soy is good for the heart. But here's why it's still good for your health.

Diet & Nutrition

Wash Your Fruits and Veggies

When it comes to washing fruits and vegetables, Janet Bond Brill follows the FDA’s recommendation and uses plain water to rinse them clean.

Diet & Nutrition

Power Foods for Brain Health

When it comes to power foods, our nutrition expert Janet Bond Brill says that the same foods that are good for your heart are good for your brain.

Diet & Nutrition

Eating Healthy on the Go

Many people want to eat a better diet, but they find these good intentions stymied by a lack of time…

Diet & Nutrition

The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

Despite all of the warnings associated with artificial sweeteners, nutrition and fitness expert Janet Bond Brill, still supports their use.

Diet & Nutrition

Simple Steps to Beating Belly Fat

In this video, nutrition and fitness expert Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN, discusses how people can get rid of their stubborn belly fat.

Cardiovascular Disease

Lowering Your Cholesterol…Naturally

In her book, Dr. Bond Brill talks about plant sterols and psyllium seed husk—which can dramatically lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.

Blood Pressure

Lowering Your Blood Pressure

In her book, Dr. Bond Brill recommends The Mineral Diet, which can help lower blood pressure.

Exercise & Fitness

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an exercise plan where people work out intensely for a brief time before taking a break and then repeating it.

Diet & Nutrition

Sugar Cravings

Why do we crave sugar when we are stressed? In this video, nutrition and fitness expert Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN, explains...

Diet & Nutrition

Adopting a Healthier Diet

In this video, nutrition and fitness expert Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN, discusses the most effective ways to make the switch to a healthier diet.

Diseases & Conditions

Eating Disorders

In this video, nutrition and fitness expert Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, FAND, LDN, talks about eating disorders.

Diet & Nutrition

Managing Your Child’s Eating Habits

When monitoring a child’s eating habits, parents often walk a path between offering guidance and being afraid of causing eating disorders.