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Nutrition

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  • Superfoods

    Superfoods
    A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly.  Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy. 1. ...
  • Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress

    Plant foods fight damaging effects of oxidative stress
    Battle the damaging effects of oxidative stress through a plant-rich diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, spices, coffee and tea. Oxidative stress occurs when levels of highly reactive molecules called free radicals exceed...
  • Why you should read food labels carefully

    Why you should read food labels carefully
    You may associate reading nutrition labels with trying to lose weight, but the truth is, reading food labels is an important practice for everyone. Understanding all the components of a label can be a bit tricky, but once you know what you’re...
  • Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity

    Kick up your fiber quotient to ward off disease, obesity
    Dietary fiber has long been touted for its digestive benefits, but the scientific research is booming on fiber's ability to boost immune health and reduce risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers. Wendy Dahl, Ph.D.,...
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • Know the pros and cons before you try fasting

    Know the pros and cons before you try fasting
    Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Catholicism. Recently,...
  • Locally grown, seasonal produce offers nutritional, environmental benefits

    When you recall memory of eating a delicious. juicy peach or near-perfect ear of sweet corn, summertime comes to mind. The thought of crisp apples or the perfect plump pumpkin triggers images of fall. Asparagus, lettuce and radishes fresh from the...
  • Jane Fonda sparked NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan's life of fitness

    Jane Fonda sparked NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan's life of fitness
    At 6 feet, 5 inches, Michael Strahan — the co-host of "Live With Kelly and Michael" and "Good Morning America" and a 2014 inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — defies pigeonholing. Strahan, 42, began exercising three decades ago...
  • Patients tend to listen more to female doctors

    Patients tend to listen more to female doctors
    Women are more likely to heed guidance on nutrition, exercise and weight loss when it comes from doctors who are female, rather than male, a new study suggests. The research also found that patients, regardless of gender, more readily tuned into...
  • Healthy lifestyle tips showcased on World Heart Day

    Delray Beach Medical Center observed World Heart Day to encourage employees and the community in heart-healthy habits. Healthcare staff was on hand with motivational material and giveaways. World Heart Day is an international event that takes place...
  • Better nutrition keeps patients out of hospitals

    Peter Frost’s article “Illinois hospitals fined $16.3 million for unnecessary readmissions” reports on the startling number of Illinois hospitals that fail to meet state standards for readmission for often preventable diseases and...