Tag: diet and nutrition

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Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD? Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD? Research

Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD?

  • By Emily Boynton
  • Jan. 27, 2015
The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to Rochester researchers to study a group of compounds derived from omega-3 fatty acids and their ability to combat inflammation caused by ...
The Real Scoop on Yogurt The Real Scoop on Yogurt Patient Care

The Real Scoop on Yogurt

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Jan. 20, 2015
The past few years have seen a lot of hoopla about yogurt—especially in upstate New York, which a number of production plants for Greek-style yogurt call home. UR Medicine Registered Dietitian Rachel ...
5 Tips for Heart-Smart Eating 5 Tips for Heart-Smart Eating Patient Care

5 Tips for Heart-Smart Eating

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Feb. 3, 2014
A variety of foods, including chocolate, can boost our health. Infusing some heart-smart foods into our daily diets is wise because it’s one of the most controllable factors that plays a role in ...
High Blood Pressure? Shake the Salt Habit High Blood Pressure? Shake the Salt Habit Patient Care

High Blood Pressure? Shake the Salt Habit

  • By Lori Barrette
  • Dec. 9, 2013
Next time you reach for the salt shaker, stop and think: How much salt do you really need? Sure, it’s tasty and plays a part in your nutrition. But too much salt may raise your blood pressure. UR ...