Adrienne Youdim MD, FACP

Lack of Health Education Leads to Rise in Childhood Obesity Rates

by Adrienne Youdim M.D. The Hill online October 18, 2016   Raising a healthy child includes educating that child on proper nutrition and physical activity in order to grow into healthy adults. Poor nutrition and obesity continue to be a problem in the United States. In fact, the most recent reports indicate that 12.7-million, or 17 […]

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5 Reasons Your Calves Are Insanely Bloated

Plus, what you can do stop the swelling. by Molly Triffin with Adrienne Youdim M.D. Women’s Health Magazine – Bravo TV October 18, 2016   Whether it’s a steamy bowl of udon, crunchy chips and guac, or a juicy burger, sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than getting your salty food fix. But indulging in sodium-heavy meals can […]

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Diet Cola Lovers: Drink Up, Because Diet Soda’s Days May Be Numbered

You might want to start stocking up now. by Aly Walansky The Feast – Bravo TV October 13, 2016 What’s behind this? For one thing, artificial sweeteners are getting a lot of bad press lately, with some recent data suggesting a link between artificial sweeteners and obesity. “One plausible reason is that artificial sweeteners will trigger the […]

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Coffee Health Benefits

Why National Coffee Day Matters to your Health! Its National Coffee Day and here’s why you should care! If you ❤️ coffee you are not alone! Over 400 billion cups of coffee are consumed every year! Aside from caffeine, coffee is filled with powerful disease fighting antioxidants. In fact, coffee beans have over 1000 antioxidants and […]

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Lose weight with activity tracker?

Your activity tracker may actually keep you from losing weight From article in TODAY Health & Fitness By Meghan Holohan Sep 20, 2016 If you’re using your fitness tracker to lose weight, you may be disappointed. A new study finds that people using a fitness tracker lose fewer pounds than those who don’t use the tech. […]

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Is it better to eat a donut for breakfast, or nothing at all?

The conundrum is difficult for the average health-focused eater, and nutritionists as well. From article in Mic.com By Melissa Kravitz, contributor for Food.Mic Sep 16, 2016 You’re two minutes away from running out the door and realize your only breakfast option is the donut shop down the street or nothing at all. What should you do? Adrienne Youdim of […]

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Are Potatoes That Bad for You?

Or are they demonized unnecessarily? From article in Cosmopolitan magazine By Elizabeth Narins Sep 7, 2016 “When foods are broken down especially quickly, the body responds by releasing insulin to sop up all the sugar. The problem, according to Adrienne Youdim, MD, founder of the Center for Weight Loss and Nutrition at Lasky Clinic in […]

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Soy – Yes or No?

Is Soy Good or Bad? A study released in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism this week showed consuming 50 mg a day of soy isoflavone improved the metabolic status of woman with PCOS including reducing triglycerides and improving insulin resistance as well as reducing alopacia or hair loss. In fact many studies have […]

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Vitamins and Back Pain

Got Back Pain? Vitamins might Help Have you ever stayed home from work because of a bad back, cancelled your morning workout or stayed in from a night out? You’re not alone. Back pain is not only common but one of the main reasons Americans visit their doctor and lose productivity from lost days at […]

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