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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Weight loss: Feel full on fewer calories Working on weight loss? Find out how to put the concept of energy density to work for you. Cancer risk: What the numbers mean Find out how to interpret the latest news about cancer risk. This can help you [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Eat less, move more, quit smoking and get more sleep! These are just some of the common sense solutions we often hear that would help us live a healthier lifestyle. So, WHY does it seem so difficult to put it all together? Join us for our next program Saturday, [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Oral health: Brush up on dental care basics Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity Exercise can improve your mood, stamina and sex life. How many [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Nutrition

Jennifer Nelson, M.S., R.D. Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Tom Tio, R.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Jennifer Nelson, M.S., R.D. Director, Clinical Dietetics, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Associate Professor of Nutrition Specialty Editor, Food & Nutrition Center, MayoClinic.com Media Experience: Interview experience with local broadcast and national print media, including The New York Times and [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Diet & Preventive Medicine

Donald Hensrud, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Donald Hensrud, M.D., a specialist in all aspects of nutrition, weight loss, preventive medicine, and executive health Chair, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota Previous Medical Director, Executive Health Program, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, for more than 10 years Medical Editor-in-Chief, The Mayo Clinic [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Snacks: How they fit into your weight-loss plan Discover creative and healthy snacks to satisfy your hunger without sabotaging your weight loss. Medical history: Compiling your medical family tree Use a special family tree to track your family's health information. EXPERT ANSWERS What is BPA? Should [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Exercise and cold weather: Tips to stay safe outdoors Don't let cold weather spell the end of your exercise. With these ideas, you can stay fit, motivated and warm. Memory loss: 7 tips to improve your memory Concerned about memory loss? Take heart. These simple steps [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Juicing: What are the health benefits? HDL cholesterol: How to boost your 'good' cholesterol What is Intestinal ischemia? How to be happy: Tips for cultivating contentment

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Meatless meals: The benefits of eating less meat You can eat healthfully without spending a lot. One way to achieve healthy savings is to serve meat less often. Managing fatigue with multiple sclerosis The fatigue that often accompanies MS can make it hard to do what [...]

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Mayo Clinic Radio

  How often have you heard or read about a “heart-healthy diet” and wondered what exactly that means?  Get the full story on Saturday, Dec. 14, when Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and Mayo Clinic dietitian Peg Menzel join us to discuss the Mediterranean diet.  What is it that's so healthy about eating this way?  [...]

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A Grocery Bag of Beneficial Antioxidants

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Daily food choices present an opportunity to score some healthy, flavorful, antioxidant-positive nutrition points, according to the November issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Why pay attention to antioxidants? They help minimize the impact of free radicals, which are an unstable byproduct of natural cell metabolism. Free radicals [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Reducing four white foods may make it easier to eat less, lose weight

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m trying to lose weight, and a friend recently told me that cutting white bread and potatoes out of my diet completely will help. Is that true? If it is, what makes these foods so bad?       ANSWER: Your friend is right. Taking white bread and white potatoes, as [...]

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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Fitness: Tips for staying motivated Having trouble sticking with your workout? Try these tips to reignite your enthusiasm. Jet-lag disorder Flying across multiple time zones disrupts your natural body rhythms, leading to sleep problems and other symptoms. Learn how to put jet lag to rest. EXPERT [...]

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THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

  Holiday food safety tips Nutrition Facts: An interactive guide to food labels Sudden cardiac arrest Sleep and energy balance — What's the connection? Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?    

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Talking Turkey: From the Grocery Store To the Table

Mayo Clinic chef Richard Johnson shares his expertise and demonstrates how to take a turkey from the grocery store to the table, including how to properly select, thaw, prepare, roast and serve a turkey. The above video is an overview and the links below take you to specific turkey tips: [...]

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Making Healthy Holiday Eating Choices

Holiday gatherings and food-focused traditions can pose major challenges to those who are looking to make healthy choices this time of year. Allyn Mahowald, registered dietitian at Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague, Minn., shares some advice for keeping the holiday season healthy – and enjoyable. She says, “You don’t have [...]

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Mayo Clinic Talks Turkey: 10 Tips for Choosing, Preparing a Thanksgiving Bird

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Preparing a Thanksgiving turkey can prove tricky for even the most experienced cooks. How big of a bird to select, how to thaw it in time and how to avoid undercooking, overcooking or — even worse — food poisoning, are among the challenges faced by holiday chefs. [...]

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Can You Have Your Deep-Fried Butter & Eat It Too? Mayo Expert Weighs in on State Fair Food

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 29, 2012.  It's state fair time in much of the country, and that means plenty of intriguing people watching, enjoying amusement rides, games and live music and, in nearly every scenario, eating a hearty amount of less-than-healthy food. How unhealthy? State fair food booths are famous [...]

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A Picture that Saves 1,000 Calories

ROCHESTER, Minn. — When it comes to healthful eating, a picture may be worth 1,000 calories. MayoClinic.com now features a dozen slide shows on food and nutrition topics including how to plan healthy meals and serve right-sized portions. Other recent additions include the Mediterranean diet, as well as fresh fruit [...]

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Your Brain and What You Eat

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Rosebud Roberts talks about her study which took at look at associations between what you eat and MCI or mild cognitive impairment. To listen, click the link below. Carbs Sugar and MCI

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