Manage Heartburn this Holiday Season to Avoid Long-term Health Problems

The holiday season brings many opportunities for indulgence with hearty meals, special cocktails, and extra sweets. For some, season’s greetings may also come with increased incidences of heartburn. But when does heartburn go from a periodic discomfort to something far more serious? “Heartburn, or acid reflux, is characterized by a burning feeling in the chest [Continue Reading]

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For National Nutrition Month, Memorial Hermann Dietitians Focused on Respecting Cultural Preferences While Meeting Nutritional Needs

By Alexandra Becker In an effort to promote healthy food choices and beneficial eating habits, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created a campaign to observe National Nutrition Month each March. Every week of the month, the organization sends out key messaging and guidance for professionals and the general public to promote healthier habits year-round. [Continue Reading]

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Food Allergies Aren’t Just Kid Stuff

By Evan Koch Food allergies are dominating headlines, altering nutrition labels and changing the way products get marketed in the United States. Although not as common as in children, food allergies can affect adults. According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), an estimated 26 million U.S. adults, or [Continue Reading]

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What Every Parent Needs to Know Before Packing Their Child’s Lunch

Parents can be put in a tough spot when food recalls affect some of the go-to snacks they commonly pack in lunches for their children. Recently, several cracker brands pulled products off store shelves due to a possible salmonella contamination. In these most recent examples, the ingredient that may be contaminated is a whey powder [Continue Reading]

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