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Erin Langbein, RD, LD

Erin is a Registered Dietitian with Boston Heart Diagnostics. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics from the University of Arkansas and has been working in the advanced cardiovascular testing field since 2004. Erin has completed training courses in Adult Weight Management and Behavior Change and believes that it is important to meet individuals where they are to help them make lasting habit changes. “Not only do I enjoy the science of nutrition, but I love talking with people and forming connections. I am compassionate and optimistic and I believe that improving health takes more than knowing what to do. Learning how to integrate healthy habits into one’s lifestyle is key, but not easy!” Erin enjoys spending her free time with family, gardening, cooking, hiking, and sailing.

Recent Posts

The Whole Truth About Whole Grains

Posted by Erin Langbein, RD, LD on Nov 17, 2017 9:33:00 AM

“Whole Grain” is a big buzz word in the nutrition world, and rightly so. Eating enough whole grains can help reduce your risk of stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. However, when it comes to grains, you may not know what to look for and what to avoid in order to make heart healthy choices. 

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Getting Healthy is a Family Affair

Posted by Erin Langbein, RD, LD on Oct 27, 2017 9:37:00 AM

As parents, we want our kids to be happy and healthy. At times, that may mean we put our own health on the backburner. But, it is important to remember that you are the biggest influence in your child’s life. When you make smart choices about food, exercise, and stress management, you set a great example. Start with these simple family health tips to set goals you and your family can enjoy reaching together.

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Holiday Stress.  How to Keep Your Cool… and Your Heart Health

Posted by Erin Langbein, RD, LD on Dec 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Did you know that the winter months, particularly December, have the highest incidents of heart attacks?1  While this could be attributed to the time of year and overindulgence, emotional stress is also believed to be a major factor.  Stress is your mind-body response to the thrills and challenges of the world around you. It can come and go quickly (acute stress). Stress can also drag on for years and feel like intense anxiety (chronic stress). When you’re stressed, your body jumpstarts the “fight or flight” response as a reaction to perceived danger. Before you even have a chance to mentally process what’s happening, your body is preparing to enter a fist fight with a shark, or send you running from a spider.

While you can’t eliminate all causes of stress in your life, you can better understand your mind-body response and how to handle it.

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