Nutrition

January 29, 2013

Critics Decry Designers for Offering Discounted Juice Cleanses to Models

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

A trade group of fashion designers has partnered with a prominent juice cleanse company to provide “nutritious” and “convenient” food for models at a discount during Fashion Week…Dr. Donald Hensrud, Mayo Clinic’s chair of preventative medicine, said the food could be good as part of a healthy diet, but there is no evidence to suggest juice cleanses or […]

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Tags: ABC News, colonics, diet, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Fashion Week, juice cleanse, Mayo Clinic Diet blog, Organ Avenue


January 25, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

     January 25, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: addiction, azcentral.com, Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Bob Brigham, Caribbean, Clinica Salus, Daily Mail (UK), Dr. Charles Adler, Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Dr. Thomas Beach, Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Eau Claire


January 8, 2013

Best Diets Overall

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

U.S. News evaluated and ranked the 29 diets below with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, and effective for weight loss and against diabetes and heart disease. The government-endorsed Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) snagged the top spot…#3 This is the Mayo […]

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Tags: diabetes, diet, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, U.S. News & World Report, weight loss


January 7, 2013

Stop Bringing Cupcakes to School

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

Some of our best memories in school seem to revolve around food. Birthday parties, Valentine’s Day, Halloween and other holidays celebrated in classrooms highlight sweet treats.  Rewards for good performance often mean candy or a favorite snack. .. Dr. Joseph Sirven is a first-generation Cuban-American. He is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurology […]

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Tags: cupcakes, Department of Neurology, Dr. Jospeh Sirven, NBC Latino


January 3, 2013

How To Stay Energized From Morning To Night

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

We work, we plan, we organize, we go, fueling ourselves on coffee and pure determination. Until, that is, we fall onto the sofa in a stupor…You know the Cheeseburger Effect — the haze that sets in after a fatty lunch. Donald Hensrud, M.D., a specialist in preventive medicine and nutrition with the Mayo Clinic says, “When […]

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Tags: blood samples, Cheeseburger Effect, Dr. Donald Hensrud, fatty meals, Huffington Post


January 3, 2013

Dr. Oz’s Miracle Diet is Nonsense

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

As people were getting ready for the holiday season and its accompanying waist expansion late last year, Dr. Mehmet Oz let viewers of his TV show in on a timely little secret. “Everybody wants to know what’s the newest, fastest fat buster,” said the board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon and one of People magazine’s sexiest men alive… […]

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Tags: Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Victor Montori, garcinia, Slate, weight loss


September 21, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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    September 21, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: CBS This Morning, Chicago Tribune, Chris Norton, concussions, Dr. Donald Hensrud, Dr. Jennifer Roth Maynard, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Michael Jensen, Dr. Michael Joyner, Florida Times-Union, innovation, inventions


September 5, 2012

Eating Right Between Meetings

By Mystery User

Katherine Zeratsky, a registered dietitian at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, says she works with patients who use services like MyFitnessPal to help them eat healthfully when they travel. But not all apps have the same ease of use, features or science backing them up, Ms. Zeratsky said. “It’s caveat emptor, the buyer needs to […]

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Tags: diet, iPhone app, Katherine Zeratsky, MyFitnessPal, NY Times


July 26, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 26, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Kelley Luckstein Public Affairs Associate Guest Editor […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Treatment, Associated Press, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. David Hayes, Dr. Michael Joyner, Dr. Ron Petersen, Edith Perez, heat-related medical problems, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Pfizer, Post Bulletin, Reader's Digest Canada


July 5, 2012

Benefits of Carbo-Leading is Fact, Not Myth, for River Run Competitors

By Mystery User

When the irresistible pre-race pasta dinner meets the immovable low-carb diet craze, something has to give. One of Northeast Florida’s leading dietitians says it’s an easy choice: Keeping pace in the long run takes carbohydrates. Registered dietitian Sherry Mahoney, the director of the Department of Nutrition at Mayo Clinic, says there’s strong scientific backing for […]

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Tags: Department of Nutrition, River Run, Sherry Mahoney


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