Tag: fruits and vegetables

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

Fruits & Veggies: Color Counts

Looking for natural protection from stress, inflammation and joint pain? Try eating more fresh fruits and vegetables, says Cathy Clark-Reyes,...

December 4, 2014

Watch Now: Organic Fruits and Veggies

Eating fruits and vegetables is an essential part of a healthy, balanced diet. All types of fruits and vegetables are...

September 11, 2014

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Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

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