Diet


Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Whole vs. Refined: Knowing Your Grain Products...

Grains themselves are not fattening, confirms Lucette Talamas, a registered dietitian with Community Heath at Baptist Health South Florida. Just make sure you eat the...

December 9, 2020 / 2 min read


Quarantine 15: What is it? Why is...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted, extra pounds. Similarly, Quarantine 15...

August 6, 2020 / 4 min read


#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Breakfast Revisited

Since more of us are at home eating meals with our families, I have chosen a few of my favorite, easy-to-prepare breakfast foods that the...

June 11, 2020 / 3 min read


#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Mother’s Day Vegetable Frittata

Wake up Mom on this Mother’s Day to a homemade breakfast in bed with this delicious vegetable frittata. Eggs are a natural source of protein...

May 7, 2020 / 2 min read


#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Carrot Soup

Now that more people are cooking at home, everyone seems to be looking for quick and easy recipes. Making soup can be one of those...

April 23, 2020 / 2 min read


#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

Easter is right around the corner. While sheltering at home, you might have missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs.  As we know,...

April 17, 2020 / 2 min read


#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Lentil Soup

Having a few pantry staples can help you put together a few quick and comforting meals. These are items you should try to always have on...

April 17, 2020 / 2 min read


Nutrition is Key to a Healthy Immune...

Proper nutrition is key to maintaining a healthy immune system, which consists of various organs, cells and tissues that help fight off pathogens, like viruses...

April 17, 2020 / 2 min read