Tag: Nutritional tips

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but there’s no need to wait for the holidays to enjoy sweet potatoes. They’re...

November 19, 2019

Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too; Mind-Body...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave...

November 15, 2019

Diabetes and Hispanics: Understanding Risks and Prevention

More than one-third of U.S. adults have prediabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes. But if you are an Hispanic...

November 13, 2019

Red Meat Alternatives: Plant-Based Diets Offer Many...

A controversial new study claiming that regular consumption of red meat may not pose much of a health risk has...

October 3, 2019

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy Breakfast

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying...

August 20, 2019

Tips on Creating the ‘Fitness Habit’

When it comes to losing weight and getting fit, most people try to rely on willpower instead of developing a...

August 7, 2019

The Skinny on Healthy Fats: Saturated vs....

A superfood-like status captured by coconut oil was swiftly stripped away after the American Heart Association (AHA) updated its guidelines,...

July 22, 2019

Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories; Alcohol’s...

Cutting Just 300 Calories A Day Could Bring Heart Health Benefits New research finds that even a modest reduction of...

July 19, 2019

Roundup: Obesity Rate Among Preschoolers; Measles Alert...

Obesity Rate Declining Among Kids, Ages 2 to 4, Who Receive U.S. Food Aid, CDC Says The overall childhood obesity...

June 21, 2019

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research...

June 20, 2019

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Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019: Three Ways...

Antibiotics are unlike other drugs. Rather than working on people, they target the microbes that make people sick. Unfortunately, the more we expose microbes to...

Lung Cancer: Vital Facts You Need...

Which cancer claims the most U.S. lives each year? Lung cancer is still the answer, despite the cigarette smoking rate nationwide continuing to decline. By...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Baked Sweet Potato...

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but there’s no need to wait for the holidays to enjoy sweet potatoes. They’re crispy on the outside and...

The Latest on Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Adults at “average risk” who do not have symptoms should be screened for colorectal cancer between the ages of 50 and 75, states the American...

Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too;...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave of lung illnesses and deaths...

Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

Diabetes and Hispanics: Understanding Risks and...

More than one-third of U.S. adults have prediabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes. But if you are an Hispanic American, you are more likely...

Patients Can Now Reserve Their Spot...

Baptist Health South Florida, a market leader in the delivery of urgent care services for the past 30 years, has made it even easier for...

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...