Skip diet labels. Help patients make real changes that last.
With so many different diets promoted in the media, patients are often understandably confused about what they should eat. The fact is that the best advice might be to avoid diet labels altogether.
Foods that spike a patient’s blood glucose are not what you think
When providing nutrition advice for patients with prediabetes, foods that can increase blood glucose levels are often not what you think. Here are three foods to watch out for.
Ring in new year with AMA’s 10 tips for your patients’ health
America’s physicians offer these recommendations to share with patients. Following this advice can make a big difference this year.
1 big reason for racial gap in hypertension: the Southern diet
New research underscores why it is so important to talk to black patients about the risks of a diet high in sodium and animal fats.
AMA offers 10 health recommendations for New Year's resolutions
With the new year quickly approaching, the AMA is offering 10 recommendations to help make impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.
3 foods your patients with high BP should avoid
Find out the biggest food culprits for too much sodium and discover where to learn more nutritional information to help improve your patients’ health.
What does the label say? Physicians seek transparency
The AMA House of Delegates adopted policy on front-of-package nutrition labels, food-allergen packaging and the accessibility of information on animal-derived medical products.
AMA advocates for transparency in food labeling and packaging
The AMA urges the FDA to develop front-of-package warning labels for foods that are high in added sugars based on the established recommended daily value.
Examining the ethics of what’s on your patients’ dinner table
Complex ethical issues surround food systems, which affect nutrition and health outcomes. Learn more about these ethical issues and the physician’s role.