Nutrition & Fitness


Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the Wrong...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of breath, dizziness and a pain...

April 9, 2018 / 2 min read


Plant-Based Diets Offer Variety of Protein Sources

A plant-based diet is not just about fruits and vegetables. It also includes whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and some animal-based foods, all of which...

March 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Inflammatory Foods May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

We have known for years that healthy, high-fiber foods — especially those with anti-inflammatory properties — can promote wellness and reduce your colon cancer risk....

March 13, 2018 / 2 min read


Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when the kidneys stop functioning properly,...

March 8, 2018 / 2 min read


Child Obesity Levels Still Rising — Not...

A troubling new report clears up an apparent misconception about the childhood obesity epidemic: It’s not leveling off as previous reports have indicated. In fact,...

February 27, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Eating Slowly – and Not Too...

Take your time when eating, avoid after-dinner snacks and don’t eat shortly before bedtime. These three habits will help you lose weight, a new study...

February 16, 2018 / 3 min read


Former ‘Mr. Churrasco’ Now Savors a Healthy...

Nelson Morales, who was once known as “Mr. Churrasco” to his friends, now calls himself “the luckiest man alive.” Mr. Morales (pictured above with his...

February 14, 2018 / 3 min read


Score a Healthy Super Bowl With These...

More food is eaten on Super Bowl Sunday than any other holiday or celebration during the year, with the exception of Thanksgiving. With the quantity...

February 2, 2018 / 3 min read


#BaptistHealthy: Overnight Oats

Overnight oats make for a healthy breakfast for the whole family. Just mix and let sit overnight for a nutritious morning treat. Watch now!  ...

January 24, 2018 / 1 min read