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Jill Edwards, MS, CEP received her BA in Education from the University of Michigan and MS in Exercise Science from Oakland University. She is a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist through the American College for Sports Medicine and is the Executive Director of Education for the Center for Nutrition Studies. Jill has attended Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn’s Heart Disease Reversal Program at the Cleveland Clinic and has over eight years of experience helping patients recover in Cardiopulmonary Rehab.

Curried Red Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup
Curried Red Lentil & Sweet Potato Soup

Delicious and satisfying, this thick red lentil and sweet potato soup recipe can be cooked with or without a pressure cooker.


Exercise and Cardiovascular Health
Exercise and Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in the U.S. Heart disease and cancer combined, account for almost 50% of all deaths each year and affects nearly 14 million Americans.


Diabesity-Treating Symptoms Rather than Causes
Diabesity-Treating Symptoms Rather than Causes

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rates of type 2 diabetes have tripled in the last 30 years.1 This is due largely to the global epidemic of obesity, a major risk factor for developing the disease. The association between obesity and diabetes is so strong that former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop coined the term “Diabesity.”2


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