September 30, 2022 by KiKi Bochi
Fast-Food Diet, 5 Sleeping Tips, Addiction & More News
Have you heard the story about the man who lost 60 pounds by eating only fast food?
Conversations became heated about this Business Insider story: Science Teacher Lost 60 Pounds Eating Nothing But McDonalds and led to this nutritional follow-up: Here’s Why Eating McDonalds Every Day Is A Bad Idea (Even If You Do Lose Weight).
Healthy eating and weight loss are hot topics on this blog. Here are a few selections from the Baptist Health menu of stories:
A steady diet of adequate sleep delivers health and safety perks. But do you know these five rules of good sleep hygiene covered by Yahoo News? Here’s Rule #2: “Cut caffeine after 2 p.m.,” according to “5 Ways to Sleep Better.” To learn more about healthy sleeping habits, check out this lineup of stories featuring Baptist Health sleep experts:
USA Today reports that JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has throat cancer, but the treatment options have improved significantly over the last few years.
Here’s what we’ve written about throat cancer: What You Must Know About Oral Cancers.
Robert Downey Jr.: Addiction and Genetics
Iron Man actor Robert Downey Jr. discussed his own battles with addiction following his son’s recent arrest for alleged possession of drugs. The actor talked about how genetics and other factors contributed to addiction.
The Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center at South Miami Hospital has addressed the biology of addiction — along with emotional and psychological factors — in several articles on this blog. Here are a few:
And finally, fireworks, cookouts and water activities are popular in the summer. Here’s a rundown of summer safety tips: