Nutrition


Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked to...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new report. The new findings on...

October 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Can Skipping Breakfast Damage Your Heart? Possibly,...

You’ve probably heard this piece of nutritional wisdom many times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A new study seems to wholeheartedly...

October 12, 2017 / 3 min read


Why Strength-Training is Crucial for Women (Video)

The average adult does not look forward to strength-training, which can promote bone health, muscle mass, improve body mechanics and help the body fight disease...

October 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Restoring Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden After Irma

Two weeks after Hurricane Irma blew through South Florida, most work and school schedules are back on track. But in Homestead, located in the southernmost...

September 28, 2017 / 3 min read


Childhood Obesity: How to Help Your Kids...

Childhood obesity gets a bigger spotlight than usual in September, as schools re-open and the U.S. observes a national campaign to help overweight kids shed...

September 26, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Low-Carb Diet Healthier, Compared to Low-Fat,...

A major new study found that dietitians, physicians and other health experts should be advising people to lower the amount of carbohydrates they eat —...

September 1, 2017 / 3 min read


Cooking Up Plant-Based Recipes (Video)

Baptist Health has partnered with the Humane Society and its Forward Food initiative to train chefs, dietitians and wellness educators across the healthcare system on...

August 29, 2017 / 2 min read


Kids & Nutrition: Helping Them Make Healthier...

Kids are back in class. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide their children with...

August 28, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Half of Parents Don’t Always Put...

About half of new moms surveyed don’t always place their babies in the widely recommended safe-sleep position to reduce the risk of sudden infant death...

August 25, 2017 / 3 min read