Tag: diet and nutrition

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Pregnancy and Weight: Why It Matters Pregnancy and Weight: Why It Matters Patient Care

Pregnancy and Weight: Why It Matters

  • By Sydney Burrows
  • Jun. 11, 2024
If you’re pregnant or considering having a baby, you likely have a long list of questions. Weight gain and loss might be on that list—and it should be, according to UR Medicine Obstetrics & ...
Grains of Truth: Getting the Goods on Gluten Grains of Truth: Getting the Goods on Gluten Patient Care

Grains of Truth: Getting the Goods on Gluten

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 1, 2024
Though people have been eating wheat for thousands of years, one third of American adults now shun foods containing wheat in an effort to avoid gluten. But is it worthy of a tainted reputation? UR ...
Can You Refuse to be Weighed at the Doctor? Can You Refuse to be Weighed at the Doctor? Patient Care

Can You Refuse to be Weighed at the Doctor?

  • By Holly Russell, MD
  • Mar. 12, 2024
As a physician, I can’t ignore the lack of scientific evidence supporting routine weigh-ins. There’s no clear evidence that they improve a patient’s health, and guidance on a thoughtful approach to ...
It's Not You, It's Your Goal Setting It's Not You, It's Your Goal Setting Community

It's Not You, It's Your Goal Setting

  • By Sydney Burrows
  • Jan. 8, 2024
When the calendar flips from December to January, it’s common to pick a handful of New Year’s resolutions. While many set goals, only 9% of people manage to keep their resolutions throughout the ...
Is BMI Accurate? New Evidence Says No Is BMI Accurate? New Evidence Says No Patient Care

Is BMI Accurate? New Evidence Says No

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jan. 8, 2024
For years, BMI—body mass index—has been the go-to tool for plotting our weight into categories. If your BMI number is 25 or higher, you fall into the overweight or obese category. So, does that mean ...