Living Well Blog

July 19, 2018
The TODAY Show recently featured the MDVIP/IPSOS Fat IQ survey in a clip on choosing the right diet. Hosts Savannah Guthrie and Willie Geist discussed the results with Dr. Drew… See more
July 18, 2018
This asparagus salad topped with poached eggs is satisfying yet light, making it a nice option for lunch, brunch or even dinner with some crusty bread. Roasting brings out a toasty flavor in the asparagus. We like this salad with medium-set poached eggs so the yolks are still a little runny, but… See more
July 17, 2018
As a family physician in Alexandria, Virginia, I’m routinely asked by patients, “What should I eat to lower my cholesterol?” It’s an important question. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance in all your cells. When you have too much of it, it can stick to the lining of your blood vessels,… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 13, 2018
If you’ve been a loyal patient of your primary care physician, here’s some good news: Patients who continuously use the same primary care doctor live longer, according to a recent study published in BMJ Open journal. Results also… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 12, 2018
One of the drugs commonly prescribed to control frequent acid reflux, or GERD, has been linked to pneumonia in older adults, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  Proton-… See more
July 11, 2018
Popular with both children and adults, these crispy, low-fat turkey fingers will disappear faster than you expect. For a fruity alternative, substitute apricot jam for the maple syrup in the dipping sauce. Ingredients 1 cup buttermilk 2 teaspoons plus  1/2 cup whole-grain… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 6, 2018
Now that it’s summer, you should be taking precautions against tick-borne illnesses if you’re spending time outside. Ticks are notorious for spreading illnesses such as Lyme disease, Powassan virus and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. But… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 6, 2018
If you’re trying to lose weight, listen up: You need to take measures to protect your bones. Weight loss is associated with a lower bone density, particularly among older Americans, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.   Researchers from… See more
July 4, 2018
A simple relish of parsley and olives jazzes up grilled tuna. Make it a meal: Serve with grilled vegetables and steamed new potatoes. Ingredients Olive Relish 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 1/3 cup chopped pitted imported black olives, such as Kalamata 1/4 cup… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
July 2, 2018
Just about all of us have embarked on a weight loss journey at some point in our lives. In fact, more than 80 percent of Americans currently report being over their ideal weight in a new MDVIP survey. The good news is that… See more
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