Nutrition & Fitness


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


Bone Health Update: Treating, Preventing Osteoporosis (Video)

Osteoporosis is increasingly being diagnosed in Americans over 50, fueled in large part by the millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age every year. But...

May 30, 2017 / 2 min read


Ladies, Here are Tips for a Healthy...

Heart disease, stroke and cancer are among the most common diseases women have to worry about, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

May 17, 2017 / 2 min read


7 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk...

About half of American adults have at least one risk factor for stroke, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar or being overweight. Moreover, many...

May 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Easing of School-Meal Rules Spotlights Kids’ Nutrition

An easing of school lunch regulations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is raising some concerns among dietitians that the rollback will send the...

May 15, 2017 / 2 min read