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A woman reads the nutrition label on a package of deli meat.

How To Read Nutrition Labels Like a Dietitian

Mar 22, 2021

Nutrition labels are great; they help you figure out the ingredients and nutritional composition of a food product. Sometimes, though, they can be a bit deceitful. That snack may look healthy with only 6% of your daily saturated fat intake and 5% of your sodium, but take a closer look, and you...

Diet & Fitness
Resolutions - Body
Half of a roasted spaghetti squash is topped with tomato sauce and cheese.

How To Make Your Favorite Comfort Food Healthy

Mar 19, 2021

When it comes to comfort food, most people prefer dishes that are rich, fried, full of carbs, and, well, unhealthy. However, there are easy swaps you can make in a beloved recipe to make it more nutritious, and that’s exactly what Dr. Angela Nunnery, primary care physician in Kingwood, does. We...

Recipes
Diet & Fitness
Resolutions - Body
20 Nutrient-Dense Ingredients To Add to Your Shopping List

20 Nutrient-Dense Ingredients To Add to Your Shopping List

Mar 12, 2021

Get the most nutrient-packed ingredients on your next shopping trip! Some foods provide a lot of calories without much nutritional value. Nutrient-dense foods, however, are rich in vitamins and minerals that fuel your body without added sugars, sodium, and saturated fat. Here’s our list of 20 foods...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness

5 Effects of the American Diet on Health

Mar 11, 2021

We can all agree that it’s easier to stop by a fast food restaurant or pop open a bag of chips after a busy day at work than cook a healthy meal at home. The convenience factor outweighs all the rest. However, these convenient foods have become the cornerstone of what’s known as the American diet...

Diet & Fitness
Digestive Health
General Health & Wellness
Colorectal Cancer Screening & Treatment: Dr. Tianming Liu Shares What You Need To Know

Colorectal Cancer Screening & Treatment: Dr. Tianming Liu Shares What You Need To Know

Mar 11, 2021

Today, screening for colorectal cancer is more important than ever. In general, a person’s lifetime risk for developing this type of cancer is about 1 in 25. That risk increases to more than 1 in 10 if someone has a family history. However, the incidence of colorectal cancer has been increasing...

Digestive Health
Healthy Aging
General Health & Wellness
Colorful Thai quinoa salad is on a plate with slices of lime and shredded carrots.

Recipe: Thai Quinoa Salad

Mar 09, 2021

Looking for a new recipe to spice up your lunch or impress your family at dinner? This Thai quinoa salad is loaded with colorful veggies, fiber-rich whole grains, and lots of flavor. Give it a try, and let us know what you think! Recipe: Thai Quinoa Salad Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed...

Recipes
Healthy cookie dough dip served in a bowl alongside carrot sticks and apple slices.

Healthy Cookie Dough Dip Recipe

Mar 08, 2021

Have you ever snuck a spoonful of cookie dough for a snack? Next time you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, try our healthy cookie dough dip! Not only is it guilt-free, but it’s also safe to eat. Recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip Ingredients: A handful of vegan dark chocolate chips  1 15-oz. can...

Recipes
An Oncologist’s Perspective on Human-Focused Care

An Oncologist’s Perspective on Human-Focused Care

Mar 04, 2021

Our team at the Baylor College of Medicine Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center cares more about saving lives than national recognition. Maybe that’s why we’re nationally recognized. As one of only three NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in Texas,...

Oncology
Dr. Mindikoglu discusses her research into the numerous benefits of intermittent fasting.

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Mar 02, 2021

Intermittent fasting is a health topic that has risen to popularity for yielding amazing results in those who stick to its rigid regimens. What exactly is intermittent fasting? To put it simply, it is an eating schedule in which you cycle between periods of consumption and periods of avoiding food...

Diet & Fitness
Comparing the health benefits of an orange to several donuts.

How to Stop Cravings in Their Tracks With Healthy Food Swaps

Feb 24, 2021

We’ve all been there: you’ve reached the afternoon slump and need a little pick-me-up. Then you remember that vanilla ice cream in the freezer. The frozen confection seems to be calling your name, and it’s hard to focus on the rest of the day’s tasks until you get yourself a scoop. But you also...

Diet & Fitness
General Health & Wellness
Resolutions - Body