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ASK A DOCTOR: A urologist answers questions about prostate cancer and other men's issues

  • Mar 28, 2014 at 12:51PM

This week we are debuting a new feature, called “Ask a Doctor,” provided by Valley Medical Center. This week, Dr. Daniel Simon, urologist, answers some common questions.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The Right Diet

When people hear the word “diet,” most think of calorie restriction, deprivation, making up for past indulgences, and as so forth. There is something unpleasant, almost punitive about the whole concept of dieting, which is unfortunate because it can make it harder to turn to healthier eating regimens. “The main goal of going on a...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Food Poisoning Most Often from Restaurant Visits, Study Finds

Americans love to eat out, preferably several times a week, according to the Nation’s Restaurant News, a publication for the restaurant industry. At the same time, there is growing concern that restaurant food may not be as healthy as it should be. On top of worries over portion sizes and excessive fat, salt and sugar content...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Keeping Consumers Guessing About Healthy Eating

Although there is certainly no shortage of nutritional advice today, most consumers remain painfully confused about the quality of their food choices. The reason is not only lack of interest or education but also how relevant information is conveyed. Food manufacturers tend not to inform their customers very well when marketing their products, a recent survey from...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

And You Thought You Were Eating Right Already

Most of us already knew about the importance of eating more fruit and vegetables to stay healthy and control our weight. But now a new study from England suggests that no less than seven servings of fresh produce per day may be required to give us a reasonable shot at good health and old age. For their...

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