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Avoiding nuts and seeds for better gut health? You shouldn’t

Nuts and seeds are important components of a healthy diet. But if you have diverticula — little pouchlike structures that sometimes form in the muscular wall of the colon and bulge outward — you may worry about nuts or seeds getting stuck in those little pockets, which can cause a painful infection called diverticulitis. Take […]

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New FDA-approved weight loss device shows promise

Obesity is a disease that currently affects our population in epidemic proportions, and which has a profound effect on health and quality of life. As a physician dedicated to the prevention and treatment of the medical complications of excess weight, I frequently see patients whose efforts at restricting calories and increasing physical activity are not […]

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Healthy eating for older adults

Eating right can help keep your body and mind healthy and extend your quality of life. But some older Americans may face barriers to getting enough nutrients or calories. Many ways aging can affect appetite Physiological changes that come with aging can result in reduced calorie needs, which can lead to decreased food intake and […]

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Healthy meals: 3 easy steps to success

Healthy meals don’t just happen — you need to make them happen. Here are three easy steps to get you on your way. Step 1: Make a plan The first step is to plan your menu for the week. It doesn’t need to be elaborate, just jot down what you and your family would like […]

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Diabetes
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Are certain types of sugars healthier than others?

Most people consume many different types of sugars from a variety of foods and beverages in their diet. A high intake of sugar is linked to an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain cancers. But whether some sugars are healthier (or worse) than others remains a question of interest to […]

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