Tag: Nutritional tips

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

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

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CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19, compared with...

Bethesda Heart Marks 100th TAVR —...

About 20 months after it’s first “transcatheter aortic valve replacement,” a minimally invasive procedure commonly known as TAVR, a team at Bethesda Heart Hospital, part...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Tending to Your...

“One of my favorite books is Love in the Time of Cholera, not only because of the love story but also because one of its...

Complex Surgery Can Solve Debilitating Back...

After years of debilitating back pain, Timothy McQuade could barely walk down his driveway to collect his mail. Now, however, he no longer worries about...

Why Don’t Men Go to the...

Men are much less likely than women to seek medical attention when they’re not feeling well. The question is: why? Why are men more prone to skipping...

Even for Men Who Ignore Their...

Among the things spouses will never understand about their husbands – aside from their inability to ask for directions when lost – is their unwillingness...

Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately,...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes

Christian Eriksen, the Danish soccer star who collapsed on the field during a European Championship match Saturday, suffered cardiac arrest before he was was resuscitated...

COVID Roundup: ‘Breakthrough’ Cases are Milder,...

CDC: Milder, Shorter Illness for Few Who Get Infected After Being Vaccinated The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines — from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — make illness “milder...

Children’s Health: Water Safety at the...

While U.S. public health officials say there are no reports of COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools, water playgrounds, or other properly...