HEALTH TIPS

AGING

As people age, their diets may need to change, especially if their diets are not well-balanced. Generally, doctors will recommend a well-balanced diet for older adults...

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ARTHRITIS

While there is no specific “diet” that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), should follow, researchers have identified certain foods that can help control inflammation. Many of them are...

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BONE HEALTH

If you've been diagnosed with osteoporosis you know you need to lots of vital nutrients, like calcium and vitamin D. Turns out breakfast may be the best time to give your bone health a lift...

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CANCER CARE

Chemotherapy, radiation, and other cancer treatments can be hard on your body. Fortunately, making healthy food choices can help you feel better and speed your recovery...

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CHILD CARE

By teaching your children healthy eating habits, and modeling these behaviors in yourself, you can help your children maintain a healthy weight and normal growth. Also, the eating habits...

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DENTAL CARE

To prevent cavities and maintain good oral health, your diet -- what you eat and how often you eat -- are important factors. Changes in your mouth start the minute you eat certain foods...

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DIABETES

Whether you’re trying to prevent or control diabetes, the most important thing you can do is to lose a little weight. Losing just 5% to 10% of your total weight can help you lower your blood sugar...

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EYE CARE

Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems...

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HEALTHY HEART

As you go about your day, you probably don’t think much about the organ that makes it all possible: your heart. It pumps for you all day long, and it’s your hardest working muscle.Does this mean we all have to start training for the Ironman...

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HEART FAILURE

Eating a healthy diet may reduce your symptoms of heart failure. A registered dietitian can provide in-depth personalized nutrition education, tailor these general guidelines to meet your needs...

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HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA

If you have high cholesterol, you’re also at higher risk for heart disease. But the good news is, it’s a risk you can control. You can lower your “bad” LDL cholesterol and raise your “good” HDL cholesterol...

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HYPERTENSION

One of the steps your doctor may recommend to lower your high blood pressure is to start using the DASH diet. DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.The diet is simple:...

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HYPERTHYROIDISM

There’s no such thing as a hyperthyroidism diet, but what you eat matters. Hyperthyroidism—when your thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone—can’t be prevented...

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KIDNEY CARE

You need to have a kidney-friendly meal plan when you have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Watching what you eat and drink will help you stay healthier. The information in this section is for people...

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MIGRAIN

At the height of her migraines, Jacobson was taking triptans, a potent prescription drug, every 6 to 12 hours. But her headaches were only getting worse. She was probably having what's known as a "rebound" headache...

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PARALYSIS

One of the events no one is ever ready for, even when we know it could be part of the aging process, is paralysis. Suddenly, a room, a bed is converted into a “war zone” of medicines...

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PREGNANCY

Good nutrition during pregnancy improves your chances of having a healthy baby. It may even reduce the risk of certain chronic conditions in your child, long after he has grown...

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RESPIRATORY CARE

Sometimes we take our lungs for granted. They keep us alive and well and for the most part, we don't need to think about them. That's why it is important to prioritize your lung health.Your body has a natural defense system...

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SINUSITIS

Sinusitis is common. But many people who have it use treatments that aren't likely to help. So before you run to the drugstore, you’ll want to be sure you know how to handle this condition...

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SKIN CARE

More than a great wardrobe or a skilled hand with make-up, glowing skin turns heads. Just ask Kelly Campbell, a Los Angeles public relations consultant and mom. She regularly gets...

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STRESS

Stress: We all have it, and how we handle it can make all the difference. Stress management can be a powerful tool for wellness, since too much stress is bad for you. There are many strategies...

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WEIGHT REDUCTION

Working on weight loss? Then you probably want results -- fast. Let me save you some time: skip the fad diets. Their results don't last. And you have healthier options you can start on...

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