Nutrition & Fitness


#BaptistHealthy: Energy-Boosting ‘Power Bites’

Power bites are nutritious, energy-boosting snacks that are perfect for anyone on the go. They come in small, bite-sized chunks ready to be taken to...

November 29, 2017 / 1 min read


Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....

November 22, 2017 / 3 min read


#BaptistHealthy Hummus Dip

#BaptistHealthy hummus dip can be a welcome addition to any gathering. There are two versions: roasted beet dip and olive oil with paprika. Check out...

November 1, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: CDC Recommends New Shingles Vaccine for...

A panel of experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the use of a new vaccine to prevent shingles...

October 27, 2017 / 4 min read


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


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


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


Lessons on Nutrition Served Up at ‘Kids...

Education and nutrition came together at Kids Culinary Boot Camp at West Kendall Baptist Hospital. The culinary team included Chef Adrianne Calvo, culinary ambassador to...

August 3, 2017 / 1 min read