BATON ROUGE – From Blue Cross and and Blue Shield:
Did you know most of the salt in your diet is probably not coming from the shaker? To learn more about salt and nutrition, join Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s live broadcast event on its Facebook page at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Registered Dietitians Katherine Langlois and Laura Vidrine, who are part of Blue Cross’ in-house clinical team of health coaches, will host “Romaine Calm and Carrot On: Shaking Out Salt Myths.” In this broadcast, Langlois and Vidrine will break down the common myths about sodium, explain how to read food labels for salt levels and talk about how salt intake can affect our health.
WHAT: Romaine Calm and Carrot On: Shaking Out Salt Myths (a Facebook Live event)
WHO: Hosted by Blue Cross Registered Dietitians Katherine Langlois and Laura Vidrine
WHEN: Wedneday, Aug. 12 at noon
Blue Cross dietitians will host monthly Facebook Lives through the end of 2020 to share healthy eating tips and help viewers be Stronger Than Ever. You can watch past Romaine Calm and Carrot On healthy eating broadcasts by visiting the Blue Cross and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Facebook page.
Blue Cross also shares healthy eating tips through the Healthy Eating playlist, part of the Blue Cross YouTube channel. In this playlist of short videos, Vidrine and Langlois share tips for making nutrition a key component of good health. This is particularly important for people who have conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, which can be greatly affected by what they eat. The playlist videos address nutrition topics that members frequently ask the dietitians about.
Visit the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana YouTube page to see short videos with the members of the in-house clinical team and others on COVID-19 and other health topics. Subscribe to know when new videos are added. You can also connect with Blue Cross on social media for regular updates.
To learn more about health coaching with Blue Cross dietitians and other clinical team members, including nurses, social workers and pharmacists, visit www.bcbsla.com/Stronger. Blue Cross health coaches support members who are dealing with long-term health conditions, serious illnesses or acute injuries. Health coaches offer personalized support, information about their specific health needs and tips to stick to their doctors’ care plans. You do not need to pay anything to work with a health coach.
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