Tag: fruits and vegetables

Roundup: Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Not...

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may not lower the risk of bone fractures for elder adults living independently, as...

December 29, 2017

Just 1 in 10 Adults Getting Enough...

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, which are loaded with vitamins and minerals, can help fight chronic diseases,...

November 21, 2017

Roundup: Plant-Based Diet, Coffee Reduce Heart Failure...

Two separate studies find that plant-based diets and coffee consumption are good for your heart.

November 17, 2017

#BaptistHealthy: Quinoa-Stuffed Butternut Squash

Looking to go plant-based this Thanksgiving? This recipe provides an ideal plant-based alternative. It can be offered as the main...

November 15, 2017

Cooking Up Plant-Based Recipes (Video)

Baptist Health has partnered with the Humane Society and its Forward Food initiative to train chefs, dietitians and wellness educators...

August 29, 2017

Green Tea vs. Cancer: ‘Preventive Medicine’ in...

Can a certain chemical in green tea help prevent cancer? An Atlanta-area 7th-grader, with help from his chemist father, recently...

April 25, 2017

Food is Best Source for Your Vitamin...

For most people, eating wholesome food — and it doesn’t take that much — is the most cost-effective and healthiest...

February 14, 2017

Improve Your Plate: Eating Healthy During the...

Simple modifications in the way you place the food on your plate can make a big difference in limiting calories...

December 22, 2016

Watch Now: Heart Healthy Snacks

(Video: Heart healthy snacks are on the menu from Courtney Smith, a registered dietitian at Mariners Hospital.) A healthy lifestyle can...

February 4, 2016

Fructose Makes Brain Crave High-Calorie Foods, Study...

Fructose occurs naturally in honey, fruits, vegetables and their juices — and is found in “high fructose corn syrup” —...

May 8, 2015

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Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

Some Women at Higher Risk of...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...