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Mayo Clinic Minute: Look for added sugars in the new Nutrition Facts food labels

Added sugars are the syrups and sugars added during the processing of foods and drinks. And according to the FDA, Americans are consuming added sugars in amounts that exceed recommended limits. On the old labels, added sugars and natural sugars were lumped into “total sugars.” However, now manufactures are required to distinguish the amount of […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to read the new Nutrition Facts label

The new design of the Nutrition Facts label is meant to make it easier for consumers to make informed food choices. One of the most noticeable changes is the calories are now in a larger, bolder type. When comparing calories and nutrients in different foods, you should check the serving size. However, since how much […]

Keto diet and diet comparisons: Mayo Clinic Radio

On the Mayo Clinic Radio podcast, Katherine Zeratsky, a Mayo Clinic registered dietician nutritionist, discusses the keto diet and compare it with other popular diet plans, including the Mediterranean diet; Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, also known as the “DASH diet”; and the Mayo Clinic diet. This interview originally aired Feb. 16, 2019. In 2018, […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the keto diet is more hype than help for most people

Most of us could stand to drop a few pounds, but it’s always harder to get the weight off than we expect. So when you hear about people losing a ton of weight in a short period of time on the latest low-carb diet craze, the keto diet, it sounds like the magic formula. But […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Are there health benefits to taking turmeric?

Turmeric has been used as both a spice in and for thousands of years. The yellow root spice has been the topic of controversial research for decades. Now, a recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows curcumin, an active ingredient in turmeric, is effective in killing cancer cells. More […]

Mayo Clinic Men’s Health Moment: Penile implant pump

In this Mayo Clinic Men’s Health Moment, Mayo Clinic urologist Tobias S. Köhler, M.D., gives an overview of penile implants pumps for men with erectile dysfunction (ED). Penile implants are devices placed inside the penis to allow men with ED to get an erection. Penile implants are typically recommended after other treatments for ED fail. […]

Mayo Clinic Men’s Health Moment: Penile implant abridged operative video

In this Mayo Clinic Men’s Health Moment, Mayo Clinic urologist Tobias S. Köhler, M.D., discuss the surgical procedure for placing a penile implant after prostate surgery. Penile implants are devices placed inside the penis to allow men with erectile dysfunction (ED) to get an erection. Penile implants are typically recommended after other treatments for ED […]

Everyday ways to lower your blood pressure

You may not feel it, but you do things every day that affect your blood pressure. See how your to-do list and your shopping list can help you keep it down. Get more healthy living tips from the Mayo Clinic App: http://mayocl.in/2FDI0WE source

Mayo Clinic Minute: 6 tips to healthy eating on a budget

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Cathy Deimeke, a Mayo Clinic nutritionist, has 6 tips on how to work healthy foods into your diet without spending a lot of money. source

Mayo Clinic Minute: 5 tips for constipation alleviation without medication

Constipation is common, and it can be uncomfortable. Everyone gets stopped up now and then, and some go running for the laxatives. But there are ways to get things moving again without medication. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, physical therapist Laura Meihofer has five tips on how to conquer constipation without medication. Vivien Williams reports. […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Treating Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reports that UTIs are responsible for 8.1 million trips to health care providers each year. All adults and children are susceptible to UTI’s, but women are at greatest risk. Symptoms vary depending on the severity of the infection, and include […]

Mayo Clinic Minute: Heartburn Treatment Options

Jeff Olsen has this Mayo Clinic Minute. source