Tag: Nutritional tips

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

#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

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