Tag: sugary drinks

‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels Set...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant...

April 23, 2019

Ask the Dietitians: ‘Added Sugars’ vs. Natural...

Should you worry about the natural sugar in whole fruits? So what exactly is “added sugar” and why is too...

April 2, 2019

Roundup: Health Risks of Sugary Drinks; Prostate...

Long-Term, Daily Consumption of Sugary Drinks Can Raise Your Risk of Early Death by 31% Yet another study is confirming...

March 22, 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, 2018

Diabetes Control: Healthy Carbs vs. Unhealthy Carbs

To an individual with diabetes, carbohydrates, or “carbs,” serve a key role in their everyday lives. Carbs represents the main...

August 9, 2018

This Small Change in Your Diet May...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial....

June 19, 2018

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG —...

June 15, 2018

Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

May 11, 2018

Can Skipping Breakfast Damage Your Heart? Possibly,...

You’ve probably heard this piece of nutritional wisdom many times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A...

October 12, 2017

Childhood Obesity: How to Help Your Kids...

Childhood obesity gets a bigger spotlight than usual in September, as schools re-open and the U.S. observes a national campaign...

September 26, 2017

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Roundup: Heart Disease Death Rate Up...

In Reversal, Heart Disease Death Rate Rises for Adults, Ages 45-64, CDC Says Death rates from heart disease for middle-aged U.S. adults are increasing, even...

Healthy Tips for Outdoor Food Grilling...

With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...