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A Hearty, Protein-Based Breakfast

You might have overindulged on holiday treats, but now it’s time to get your healthy diet back on track! A hearty, protein-based breakfast will help keep your eating in line for the entire day, making you less susceptible to overeating later in the day. There is great evidence that front-loading helps with both weight and blood glucose management, but the more »

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Nine Tips for Managing Your Weight This Holiday Season

No one is sugarcoating the hard truth — it is difficult to manage your weight and stick to a healthy diet during the holidays. Traditions of eating large amounts of high-calorie foods combined with the stresses of the season make a big difference. Cheryl Marco, RD, CDE, who works in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic more »

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Knowing Your Risk Factors Could Be the Key to Long-Term Cardiac Health

According to a recent study, many Americans’ hearts show wear and tear far beyond their years. In fact, tools developed by cardiologists to measure “heart age” have shown that the organ might be performing on par with someone decades older. Heart age is a measure of the heart’s function relative to the patient’s actual age, more »

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Heart in the Right Place

As a part of heart month, we sat down with Dr. Howard Weitz to discuss his career in cardiology—from inspired walks through a giant heart when he was a boy to helping patients strengthen their own for surgery.

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