Tag: Nutritional tips

Updated U.S. Dietary Guidelines Omit Recommendations to...

The U.S. government has issued new dietary guidelines that keep existing limits on “added sugars” and alcohol consumption — despite...

January 7, 2021

Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

December 30, 2020

Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in...

December 28, 2020

Being Heart Healthy is About ‘Eating Patterns’...

As the first “shelter-in-place” orders went into effect in March of this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) intensified its...

December 23, 2020

Whole vs. Refined: Knowing Your Grain Products...

Grains themselves are not fattening, confirms Lucette Talamas, a registered dietitian with Community Heath at Baptist Health South Florida. Just...

December 9, 2020

Beyond Diabetes Awareness: Improving What We Eat...

Nine out of 10 Americans aren’t eating their fruits and veggies, so we need to do better. Period. And by...

November 25, 2020

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: How to Eat Chocolate...

Chocolate is one of the world’s most favorite flavors and humans have been consuming the delectable confection since 1900 BC....

September 11, 2020

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why is...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted,...

August 6, 2020

Stress Eating: How Food and Mood Are...

We are all experiencing unprecedented pressures and stress from the way the coronavirus has changed our lives. According to a...

July 17, 2020

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water each day because of the many...

May 28, 2020

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