Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, responds to news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. Read the news: FDA takes step to further reduce trans fats in processed foods
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Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, explains why cranberries are at the top of the list of ‘super foods’, including their high nutrient and antioxidant content, and contain only 25 calories per cup!
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Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, reminds us that Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends and doesn’t have to be a time for stressing over weight gain! She shares tips and strategies to help navigate the food-centered holiday.
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Registered dietitian Jessica Planer, RD, specializes in the care of surgical bariatric patients at Upstate’s Bariatric Surgery Program. She shares strategies to help deal with holiday social situations and meal planning after bariatric surgery. For more information, call (315) 492-5036.
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Upstate University Hospital registered dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, tells us the bottom line on salt — how much do we need, can we have much or too little, and what can we do about it? What’s In The Foods You Eat Search Tool, from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Research Service.
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Upstate clinical social worker Kathleen Deters-Hayes gives an overview of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder – or compulsive overheating. She describes the various symptoms and treatments, and recommends talking to your primary care provider to discuss the best course of treatment for you.
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Upstate registered dietitian Diana Stuber, RD, CDE, talks about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity – the symptoms, causes and treatments – and how one can be tested for this. Gluten is the protein found in wheat, spelt, kamut, rye, and barley. 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease have not been diagnosed. Is Gluten Making You Sad? Take This Quiz, Upstate’s Joslin Diabetes Center
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The Upstate Women’s Health Network (WHN) is an exciting new program designed to provide women with the easiest access to care – whatever their needs or stage of life – utilizing the expertise of Upstate’s health care team. Lynn Shepard Scott, WHN director, is joined by program coordinator Cathy Patrick to explain how women will be guided by a dedicated nurse liaison, and have access to the most advanced women’s care available, plus preferred access to health screenings, educational and lifestyle enhancement programs and more.
Take control of your health! Sign up and receive alerts to exclusive events, access to support groups and seminars, small group Q&A sessions with doctors and the first opportunity to attend free, special events throughout the year. To join the Women’s Health Network, contact our Nurse Liaison at 315-464-2756.
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