Healthy Living


#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

September 12, 2019 / 2 min read


Peripheral Artery Disease -PAD: Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s the same type...

September 5, 2019 / 5 min read


Your BMI and What to Make of...

A person’s BMI, or “body mass index,” has been gaining prominence in the national conversation about ideal weight and how it ties into overall health....

August 26, 2019 / 2 min read


Contact Lens Health Requires Your Focus

More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. For the most part, they are convenient and easy-to-use during work or play. While...

August 22, 2019 / 2 min read


#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with Farro...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

August 15, 2019 / 3 min read


Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need to...

South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Health...

August 8, 2019 / 2 min read


‘My Health is Much Better’ Thanks to...

An article she read in Baptist Health’s Resource magazine prompted Lourdes Anaya to visit the Bamboo Cafe at the West Kendall Baptist Hospital to try...

July 31, 2019 / 2 min read


Healthy Recipe: Butternut Squash Risotto

There are many reasons why the pressure cooker, Instant Pot®, has achieved cult-like status. You can cook a wide variety of foods quickly without defrosting, including...

July 25, 2019 / 2 min read


#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on the Go

It can be hard to stick to your fitness routine while traveling.  Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist Health South Florida, offers a...

July 17, 2019 / 3 min read