Tag: Nutritional tips

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and...

September 16, 2021

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,...

April 24, 2021

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side Effects...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time....

March 26, 2021

Feed Your Lifestyle: What Does Your Plate...

We all associate differently to food. Therefore, not every plate looks the same. What we choose to eat can be...

March 3, 2021

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Delectable Valentine’s Day Desserts

If you’re having trouble finding that perfect gift for your special someone, cooking dinner for them can often do the...

February 11, 2021

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

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Vascular Disease Awareness: Facts on the...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share. But it’s...

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Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something serious is causing your discomfort....

Surviving — and Thriving — After...

The Survivorship Program at Miami Cancer Institute addresses the challenges faced by cancer survivors, such as Debbie Berngard and Deborah Hasson, so that they are...

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...