Farmers Markets, the Best Option

Farmers Markets, the Best Option

Lucette Talamas, Registered Dietitian at Baptist Health South Florida, says farmers markets are the best option to buy food, especially fresh fruits and vegetables that are unprocessed, and also farmers markets bring the community together. She also recommends taking a list with what you need, because it helps you to stick to your plan and […]

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Fighting Inflammation with Food

Fighting Inflammation with Food

Dr. Moises Lustgarten, Pain Medicine Physician with Baptist Health South Florida, says people need to eat fresh fruits and vegetables of all sorts, small amount of nuts, olive oil, fish and limited amount of chicken or meat. “I always encourage to eat grass-fed type of meats, when they don’t. What they’re eating are these cows […]

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Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

Lucette Talamas, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, says vegan and vegetarian diets are currently trending, but they have been around for a long time, mainly due to religious reasons. She also explains people may think that if they switch to vegan or vegetarian diets, they may see weight loss. However, she suggests making […]

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Separating Vegetables from the Meat

Separating Vegetables from the Meat

Carla Duenas, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, recommends having separate cutting boards for fruits, vegetables, meats and fish in order to avoid spreading bacteria. The three most common bacteria are: salmonella, E-coli and listeria. The specialist also recommends not using the same plate for the cooked meats and the raw meals, especially salads.

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The Eco-Keto Diet

The Eco-Keto Diet

The eco-keto diet can be used to lose weight and it promotes the exclusion of meat from daily meals. However, Terry Ochoa, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, doesn’t recommend this diet and talks about how getting the basic nutrients from fruits and vegetables can be possible.

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Getting the Healthiest Meal on the Menu

Getting the Healthiest Meal on the Menu

When you are looking at a menu you can make small adjustments or smart choices to stay healthy. Amy Kimberlain, Registered Dietitian at Baptist Health South Florida, says it is important picking a place that will lead you to success and not just going to a fast-food restaurant, for example. “Try to include more vegetables […]

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Eating Vegetables

Eating Vegetables

Do you eat enough vegetables? Amy Kimberlain, Registered Dietitian with Baptist Health South Florida, gives some recommendations to get more vegetables in your diet, and how planning can be very helpful for your eating habits.

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