Healthy Living


Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe Swimming

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

May 20, 2019 / 2 min read


Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...

May 16, 2019 / 2 min read


Healthy Recipe: Cool Cucumber Tomato Salad

Did you know that fresh, frozen, canned or dried fruits and vegetables count towards the daily recommendations of five a day?  In addition to being...

May 3, 2019 / 2 min read


Healthy Recipe: Roasted Carrots

Roasted carrots are an easy, healthy, and affordable side dish. Considered the ultimate health food, carrots are rich in vitamin A, minerals and fiber. This...

April 25, 2019 / 2 min read


‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels Set...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant health and cost-saving benefits throughout...

April 23, 2019 / 2 min read


Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice Cake...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

April 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Osteoporosis: Getting Screened Can Help You Prevent...

With an estimated three million baby boomers reaching retirement age every year, an increase in the occurrence of osteoporosis can be expected, according to U.S....

April 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Healthy Recipe: Friday Night 15-Minute Stir-Fry

On busy nights, instead of going to the fast food drive-thru window for dinner, try this delicious 15-minute stir-fry meal at home with chicken and...

April 4, 2019 / 2 min read


What to Know About Colorectal Cancer

Wrapping up March’s recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baptist Health South Florida and Miami Cancer Institute presented a Facebook LIVE discussion about colorectal cancer...

March 27, 2019 / 4 min read