Tag: diet and nutrition

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Dietary Supplements: Buyer Beware Dietary Supplements: Buyer Beware Patient Care

Dietary Supplements: Buyer Beware

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Oct. 14, 2015
While the health benefits of taking supplements have long been a topic of debate, a new study says they’re to blame for an estimated 23,000 trips to the emergency department every year. UR Medicine ...
Tips for Tackling Tiredness Tips for Tackling Tiredness Patient Care

Tips for Tackling Tiredness

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Sep. 28, 2015
Fatigue is a common problem for many people and a common reason for seeing a doctor. UR Medicine Primary Care’s Dr. Laura Gift shares tactics for tackling five common energy-sapping culprits.
Fire it Up! Tips for Healthy Grilling Fire it Up! Tips for Healthy Grilling Patient Care

Fire it Up! Tips for Healthy Grilling

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jul. 2, 2015
Cooking on the grill is one of the best treats of summer. However, grilling can create some less-than-desirable compounds in your food. Joanna Lipp, a clinical nutrition specialist at UR Medicine’s ...
Defining Heart Disease Defining Heart Disease Patient Care

Defining Heart Disease

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jun. 22, 2015
People often equate heart disease with heart attacks, but they’re not one and the same. UR Medicine preventive cardiologist Dr. John Bisognano explains five common forms of heart disease and offers ...
Spotting Sneaky Salt Sources Spotting Sneaky Salt Sources Patient Care

Spotting Sneaky Salt Sources

  • By Lori Barrette
  • May. 21, 2015
You skip the salt shaker and lean toward the low-sodium labels, but do you really know how much salt you eat each day? UR Medicine registered dietitian Rachel Reeves says some simple sleuthing will ...
Could Peanuts Prevent Peanut Allergy? Could Peanuts Prevent Peanut Allergy? Patient Care

Could Peanuts Prevent Peanut Allergy?

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Mar. 16, 2015
A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine provided strong evidence that early introduction of peanuts can play a role in preventing children from developing peanut allergy. Pediatric food ...
Pop Quiz: Sorting Out Soda Stats Pop Quiz: Sorting Out Soda Stats Patient Care

Pop Quiz: Sorting Out Soda Stats

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Feb. 26, 2015
Ah, the sweet, refreshing effervescence of an ice-cold soda. Many of us enjoy it with meals and snacks. Some of us wake up with it rather than coffee. But recent studies suggest that soda—even the ...