Diet


How Gut Bacteria Affects Many Aspects of...

Most people don’t realize they share their bodies with trillions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes. The majority of these live deep within our intestines...

July 12, 2021 / 5 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...

April 24, 2021 / 4 min read


Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side Effects...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time. These days, one of the...

March 26, 2021 / 3 min read


Updated U.S. Dietary Guidelines Omit Recommendations to...

The U.S. government has issued new dietary guidelines that keep existing limits on “added sugars” and alcohol consumption — despite stricter recommendations from an advisory...

January 7, 2021 / 3 min read


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


#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