Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Nutrition’

Misleading Food Labels: It’s a Big Deal

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:18 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Reading the list of ingredients is more important than reading the front of the food label.

Food labels can be confusing and misleading  
The description on the front of a food label may be quite different than the actual ingredients. A food label may look “healthy” because the packaging and the wording […]

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Healthy Eating: What is Anti-Aging?

Monday, December 10, 2012 17:26 No Comments

Part 3 of 3
“What is Anti-Aging?”by Dr. Barry Sears is part-three of the three-part series in the Healthy Eating section. Part-one “Are You a Food Addict?” by Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D. can be found here, and part-two “Foods That Help Fight Fat” by Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D. is published here .

What is Anti-Aging?
By Dr. Barry […]

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Nutritional Supplements: Do You Really Need Them?

Monday, September 20, 2010 19:28 No Comments

Guest post submitted by MD Anderson Cancer Center
Aisles in grocery stores and pharmacies are stacked with vitamins, minerals, herbs or other plants that you take in pill, capsule, tablet or liquid form. And, many of us buy these supplements and take them regularly, hoping to lower our chances of getting cancer and other diseases.
But do […]

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Healthy Eating with ChefMD – Spectacular Meatloaf

Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I’m still waiting for my friend, John La Puma, MD, ChefMD to make a house-call.  He can leave his stethoscope at home; all he needs to bring is his culinary tools.
I’m waiting for some first rate cooking lessons, and I’m holding John to his words when he says, “Gee…I’d make […]

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4 Super Foods for Spectacular Health

Monday, April 26, 2010 9:27 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Raise your hand if you want to eat healthy.
Healthy eating isn’t just good for cinching your waistline; it’s great for overall health.
From glowing skin, to heart health, to maintaining healthy teeth and bones; eating foods packed with certain nutrients can also protect your immune system and fight infections.  It can […]

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