Diet & Nutrition

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 Rebecca Downey, RDN
Your lifestyle and nutrition may be more connected than you realize. Registered dietitian, Rebecca Downey, shares insights on what your cravings are telling you and tips to improve your health.
Topics and Subtopics: Diet & Nutrition & General Health

By Nisha Shah, MD
Everyone experiences stomach pain at various times throughout their life. Stomach pain can occur in a variety of locations – it may be felt in a specific, isolated area or may affect your entire abdomen. Stomach pain doesn’t always feel the same either. Sometimes it can feel like a dull ache, while other times you may experience cramping and/or sharp gas-like pains. It can develop due to a variety reasons, and depending on the cause, may require different treatment. All of these variables can make it challenging to determine what’s causing your stomach pain. To help, gastroenterologist, Nisha Shah, MD, discusses several common culprits and tips to help you tell them apart.
Topics and Subtopics: Digestive Disorders & Diet & Nutrition

By Eva Chatman, MD
Reducing or eliminating alcohol consumption has become increasingly popular. There are several reasons to scale back your alcohol intake, especially to better your health. Family Medicine physician, Eva Chatman, MD, discusses the growing “sober-curious” trend and its health benefits.
Topics and Subtopics: Diet & Nutrition & General Health

With the new year in full swing, many of us are beginning changes we would like to make. Obesity Medicine Physician, Dr. Katie Rosenfeld, shares tips to support your loved ones with their health and wellness goals.

By Jihad Kudsi, MD
If you have been unsuccessful in achieving or maintaining a healthy weight using diet and lifestyle modifications, you may want to consider additional treatment options, including bariatric (weight loss) surgery. In addition to being one of the most effective, long-lasting ways to treat obesity and achieve your weight loss goals, bariatric surgery provides health benefits that go well beyond weight loss. Bariatric surgeon, Jihad Kudsi, MD, shares some of the most common health benefits following a weight loss surgery.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Diet & Nutrition

By Jihad Kudsi, MD
Over time, being overweight increases your risk of developing several other medical conditions. Bariatric surgeon, Jihad Kudsi, MD, shares some of the most common health risks associated with obesity.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Diet & Nutrition

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
You shouldn’t feel guilty for indulging around the holidays, especially if you stock the dessert table with health-conscious treats. DMG registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, Lara Hamilton, shares some of her favorite holiday dessert recipes that everyone can enjoy.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care & Diet & Nutrition

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 & Diet & Nutrition

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: Diet & Nutrition

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.
Topics and Subtopics: Diet & Nutrition

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