26 Feb, 2024
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Our Nutritionist Weighs In On The Healthiest Protein Bars You Can Buy At The Grocery Store – Health Digest

Like saturated fat, trans fat is also known to raise bad cholesterol as well as reduce our good cholesterol. “Keep this number at 0 when looking at nutrition labels. Even small amounts of trans fat increase your risk for heart disease,” Samuels cautioned. “If you see ‘partially hydrogenated’ on a food label, this is an […]

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Can A Therapist Break Confidentiality? A Mental Health Expert Weighs In – Health Digest

Dr. Santan goes on to explain that a therapist would be able to break patient confidentiality in the event of an emergency. For example, confidentiality could be broken if “the therapist has reasonable suspicion that the patient is a danger to themselves or to others (suicidal or homicidal),” Dr. Santan states. The same is true […]

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Mental Health Therapist Weighs In On Menopause Hormone Changes – Health Digest

Bennett says that every person experiences menopause differently. She suggests learning as much as possible about how your symptoms might be related to hormone changes. “Menopause affects half the population, yet many medical professionals haven’t received adequate training about menopause, so they may minimize or misdiagnose symptoms,” she said. “Mental health symptoms of menopause such […]

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Does Suzanne Somers’ ThighMaster Actually Work? Our Fitness Expert Weighs In – Health Digest

Browning maintains that a device alone can’t tone your body. “If you pair it with a meal plan that keeps your body fat low, the ‘tone’ you are creating with the muscles will be revealed,” he said. “Think of it as a present. All the flexing you’re doing with the ThighMaster is the gift of […]

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Expert Weighs In On Controversial Prime Energy Drink – Health Digest

To shed some light on the possible health impacts associated with high levels of caffeine consumption, Dr. Michael Tehrani, MD, an internal medicine specialist specializing in geriatrics, spoke exclusively with Health Digest. “Caffeine is a stimulant, meaning it stimulates all our organs to work faster and harder and too much of it can cause our […]