Health & Diet

What we put into our body is vital to how we function on a daily basis. Paired with exercise, our diet should be balanced, full of vitamins and protein. A healthy diet can prevent obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular issues and heart problems.

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By Vipuj Shah, MD
The term “electrolytes” is often linked to physical activity, sports drinks and boosting hydration. However, electrolytes are much more than a post-workout aid and play a vital role in enabling your body to function properly. Board-certified nephrologist, Vipuj Shah, MD, explains what electrolytes do, signs of an imbalance and what you can do to stay balanced and healthy.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet & Kidney Disease

By Brian Becker, MD
Although there are many steps that women take to prepare for conception, preconception health is important for men as well.

By Winston Rajendram, MD
Whether you’re taking a dip in the neighborhood pool or catching waves at the beach, practicing healthy swimming habits can keep you and your whole family safe this summer.

Don’t crack your knuckles or you’ll get arthritis! No swimming for 30 minutes after you eat or you’ll get a stomach ache! Mom knows best, right? Primary care physician, Dr. Aabha Beri, shares which pieces of mom’s advice are fact and which are fiction.

By Amee Majmundar, MD
When your child has food allergies, especially if they are severe, you may worry about an allergen exposure when he/she is away from home. It is important to educate other parents about your child’s allergy, the symptoms to watch for and the steps that need to be taken should an allergic reaction occur. Allergy, Asthma & Immunology physician, Dr. Amee Majmundar, shares safety tips to help you prepare for a playdate with an allergic child.

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
Around the New Year, most of us vow to make drastic changes to our diet and lifestyle. According to Registered Dietitian Lara Hamilton, when it comes to making lasting changes to your diet and lifestyle habits, slow and steady wins the race. Follow these tips to take small, but mighty steps toward better health in 2019.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Health & Diet

Learn more about the types of health and wellness apps made available to you and see why our physicians recommend such tools to compliment your healthy lifestyle.

While an occasional glass of wine or beer may not have a significant impact on your health, drinking to excess or drinking frequently can have a serious impact on your body and many essential bodily functions.
Topics and Subtopics: Addiction, General Health & Health & Diet

As the end of the year draws near, many of us begin thinking about changes we would like to make in the year to come. Making healthy diet and lifestyle changes are often at the top of the list.

We often attribute things like difficulty sleeping or headaches to our busy schedules and the demands of everyday life. Stress, especially prolonged periods of stress, may be to blame and can have very real impact on your health.

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