A crisis in cardiovascular health: What to tell your patients
Heart disease is America’s biggest killer, and it's making a deadly comeback. Here's how you can talk to your patients about preventing heart disease.
6 lifestyle changes patients with obesity, prediabetes should make
Lifestyle changes can help patients with obesity and prediabetes. Here are some changes patients can make to reverse prediabetes.
Do your patients believe these 7 myths about salt?
Americans are consuming more than the recommended amount of sodium. To address this, physicians need to dispel seven common sodium intake myths.
How anti-obesity bias hinders patients' lifestyle change efforts
Weight bias and stigma can worsen health outcomes in patients with obesity. Here is what physicians should know.
Ditch juice box, pick up water bottle to boost prevention
New study suggests consuming 100% fruit juices raises all-cause mortality risk. More research is needed on potential harm to the body.
What to tell your patients about 8 popular weight-loss programs
Many weight-loss programs prove attractive to patients desperate to lose weight, but are often pricey, unsustainable and unbalanced. Here’s a primer on what to know when patients ask.
Cat videos, Coke and other habits you should advise your patients against
People are watching less TV spending more time on the computer or mobile phone, while kids don’t drink enough water. Advise your patients about these and other unhealthy habits.
Why added-sugar nutrition labeling could save lives, money
Revised labels calling out a food product’s added sugar content should create huge benefits to the nation’s health and economy—if consumers understand and use the information.
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.