Browsing Category Diet & Nutrition

Reclaiming Our Health and Vitality: Strategies to Treat Obesity


Wednesday, February 24, 2021

By: Dr. John Olsofka, University of Louisville Health, Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Bariatric Program, Lap-Band of Louisville Poet Theodore Roethke once wrote, “In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” For many Americans, the pandemic was a wake-up call to pay attention to our mental and physical health. And we’re listening—in a recent survey, 57% of Americans polled said their top priority ...

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Tips for Overcoming New Skin Challenges at Every Age


Wednesday, February 24, 2021

As teens, most of us believed that our acne breakouts would come to an end when we became adults, or at least by the time we turned 25. Unfortunately for our teenage selves, between 40 and 55 percent of American adults between the ages of 20 and 40 suffer from at least low-grade acne, reports ...

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Keeping Your Kids Healthy When They Go Back to School


Wednesday, February 24, 2021

 While many parents are eagerly awaiting when they can send their children back to school in person, many are equally anxious about their child potentially catching COVID-19. Kids love to touch different things and be close to their friends, leading to an increased risk of getting sick. If you're wondering how you can prepare your ...

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The Complete 6-Step Guide On How To Deal With A Heart Attack


Thursday, February 11, 2021

According to popular belief, heart attacks result from extreme stress or other strenuous activities like shoveling snow. While it is true that these can increase the risk of heart attacks, heart attacks can occur anywhere and anytime, even during activities like walking, shopping, or even lying on the couch.  So, if you have heart problems make ...

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Comparing Food Journals

Comparing Food Journals Past And Present To Stop Binge Eating


Thursday, January 14, 2021

Have we thrown the baby out with the bathwater when it comes to keeping a journal related to food? Many people who have tried to lose weight in the past have been told by dieticians, popular articles, and other sources to keep a food diary. For most of these sources, their instructions were simple. Write down ...

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Hearing Loss: Causes, Treatment, and Remedies


Wednesday, January 13, 2021

In the U.S., about 13% of people aged 12 years and older have hearing problems in both ears, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These numbers increase as people age due to degeneration. Since it is a pretty common issue, it is essential to talk about it in detail. In this ...

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