Eat + Run

February 2013


Envisioning an End to the Gluten-Free Diet?

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Each time a patient newly diagnosed with Celiac Disease comes to me for counseling on the gluten-free diet, I can see the mental gears turning as his or her new reality sets in. Inevitably, the question arises: "Will I never be able to eat gluten again?"

On the record, I repeat the party line: A ...

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food and drink
digestive disorders
food allergies
gluten
celiac disease
diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health

Women and Heart Disease: Prevention May Be the Cure

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If you knew you could have stopped that balsamic vinegar from splattering on your favorite white sweater, would you have done something to prevent it from happening? And if you knew you were going to drive into a pothole, causing your tire to go flat, would you have taken a different route? I'm ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
heart health
heart disease
women's health
food and drink

Mind Your Body

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Mind your body! That sounds like it could be a line in a Beyoncé song. In fact, for all I know, it is a line in a Beyoncé song, and maybe she sang it during the Super Bowl 2013 halftime show.

Having the standard male issue priorities, I confess to being distracted by the black leather ...

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exercise and fitness
health
diets
mental health
men's health
women's health
Alzheimer's disease
dementia
diabetes
heart health
diet and nutrition

Why a Sleep Apnea Diagnosis May Save Your Life

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It's one of the most underdiagnosed conditions around, and I'd argue that, in a sense, the diagnosis of sleep apnea is more a blessing than a curse.

For those who aren't familiar with sleep apnea, its most common form, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), causes sufferers to stop breathing periodically ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
mental health
men's health
sleep apnea
sleep disorders
sleep
insomnia