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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For many people, Thanksgiving Day is spent in the kitchen and around their table with family and friends. Make the most of your Thanksgiving by avoiding trips to the immediate care center or emergency room due to some of the most common Thanksgiving Day injuries.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Health & Diet

Although the holiday season can bring time spent with loved ones, celebrations and cheer, your first holiday with a new baby can also bring stress and worry. Check out tips to celebrate the season like a pro.

By Kevin Germion, MD, FAAP
The vaping trend is growing rapidly and kids are vulnerable. Pediatrician, Dr. Kevin Germino, busts myths, shares startling facts about the dangers of vaping and gives tips on how you can talk to your teens and empower them with facts.

By DMG Nutrition Services
A skeleton is not just a spooky Halloween decoration, it is the supporting structure of your body. Comprised of 206 bones, your skeleton facilitates movement and protects your body’s most vital organs. One of the best ways to keep your bones strong, sturdy and healthy is through a nutritious, well-balanced diet. Learn more about the foods that benefit your bone health at every age.
Topics and Subtopics: Health & Diet

Cold and flu season is fast-approaching and that means that germs could be coming home with you soon. Once you’re feeling better, go beyond wiping down counters to keep germs from spreading with these tips for a deep clean.

By DMG Nutrition Services
Whether your go-to dish is chicken and vegetables or pasta with red sauce, serving sizes indicate how much food you should be eating in order to maintain a healthy, balanced diet. When it comes to food, a serving size refers to the standard, measured amount of food, while a portion size is the amount of food you actually eat. For example, the recommended serving size of cereal may be one cup, but your meal may consist of two or three servings of cereal) should you so choose.
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By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
Choosing the right foods to meet your nutrition needs can be challenging, as we need the right mixture of fruits, vegetables, proteins, healthy fats and grains to develop a wholesome, balanced diet. Choosing foods that are nutrient dense can help you achieve this optimal balance, while providing you with a variety of options for healthy meals and snacks.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Health & Diet

By Karl Szafranski, MD
No matter your condition, long hospital stays can take physical and mental tolls on your overall health. While prolonged hospital stays are often necessary for recovery, it may be helpful to prepare yourself for the changes you may experience.

By Charles Schwartz, MD
Millennial burnout is a popular culture theory that describes an “always on” expectation in many areas of adulthood. Many young professionals are comparing themselves to their peers, assuming large amounts of responsibility and setting often unattainable goals, leaving little room for physical restoration and emotional decompression. While there is no medical evidence to support the idea, we know that there are several factors that play a role in your overall health. Internal Medicine physician, Charles Schwartz, MD, shares tips to help you maintain your energy, improve the quality of your sleep and decompress through exercise.

By Katherine Parenti, MD
There’s no doubt about it, family schedules are packed with school, sports, play dates and more! Whether your kids are on recreational sports teams or travel leagues, being prepared for weekends full of activities is key to keeping your family healthy, happy and performing at their best.

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