Nutrition & Fitness


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


Rude Awakening: Nighttime Muscle Cramps

Painful muscle cramps in the calf, thigh or foot tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night. The strong muscle contraction...

July 11, 2017 / 3 min read


Conquer ‘Veggie-Phobia’ With This Delicious Eggplant Recipe

It can be a real struggle to include more vegetables in your family’s diet. Baptist Health South Florida has teamed up with the Frost Science...

July 6, 2017 / 1 min read


How Much Water Do You Really Need?...

Have you noticed more friends or co-workers walking around with a bottle of water, determined to meet their quota for the day? The practice is...

July 6, 2017 / 2 min read


Inflammation Fighting Foods

Inflammation is tied to a long list of serious chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart disease and stroke, and many cancers. Inflammation has become the...

June 19, 2017 / 2 min read


Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of regular or annual checkups and screenings, according to surveys by...

June 15, 2017 / 3 min read