Adrienne Youdim MD, FACP

How to Have a Mediterranean Thanksgiving

A healthy and tasty feast. From article in US News & World Report By Ruben Castaneda with Dr. Adrienne Youdim Nov. 14, 2016 For years you’ve enjoyed the traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes and stuffing and other calorie-rich fixings, but you want to try something different this holiday. Preparing a Mediterranean-themed meal that […]

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Quick and Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

The holidays are a time for family and friendship. Sharing a home cooked meal is one of the quintessential expressions of the holidays. Here are some quick and easy recipes that are delicious but won’t add to your waistline. Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season and new year! ~Dr. Adrienne Youdim, MD   […]

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Health Education & Rising Childhood Obesity

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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National Coffee Day: Benefits of Coffee

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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Eat a donut or skip breakfast all together?

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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