Chest pain is a common sign of heart trouble in older adults, although thankfully problems like heart attacks are very rare in adolescents and young adults. Chest pain that moves … read more
Articles Tagged: healthy eating
Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain. However, … read more
Determining a healthy weight can vary greatly from person to person. The body mass index (BMI) is a tool that is helpful to better understand what might be a healthy … read more
Good nutrition will help you have energy all day long and will give your body the major nutrients, vitamins, and minerals it needs. It will also help you stay strong for sports or other activities. Take our quiz to see if you have good nutrition habits!
It is important to get enough calcium because calcium is a mineral that keeps your bones strong. Your muscles and nerves also need calcium to work. Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough calcium!
What is healthy eating? Healthy eating is important for both your mind and body. During the recovery process, work with your dietitian to help you learn normalized eating habits. The … read more
One of the ways to manage high blood pressure is by following a low-salt (also called low-sodium) diet. What is sodium? Sodium is a mineral that is required to maintain … read more
What is a vegetarian? A vegetarian is someone who doesn’t eat meat, including beef, chicken, pork, or fish and may or may not choose to eat other animal products such … read more
Fast food refers to food that can be prepared and served quickly. It can come from many places: sit-down restaurants, counter service, take-out, drive-thru, and delivery. Fast food is popular … read more
Unfortunately, there’s no way to choose where your body loses weight. If you’re overweight, eating a balanced diet that’s low in refined grains and sugar (white bread, soda, candy, etc.) … read more