Category Archives: Obesity

Helping Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption Trends Go The Right Way

Signs of Life for Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption Trends A recent research study by Sara N. Bleich, PhD, et al at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that simple signs that link exercise to sugar-sweetened beverage consumption does help teens … Continue reading

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Personal responsibility and healthcare

Personal Responsibility and Healthcare:  Behavior can make a big difference Part of the cost control contemplated in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is holding physicians accountable for cost and quality. But how can physicians be held accountable for non-compliant patients … Continue reading

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Shut Out Sugar Program Addresses Obesity

Shut Out Sugar Campaign On A Roll Not only is excessive sugar in the diet dangerous to overall health, it contributes immensely to the obesity epidemic we now face and has led to the huge increase in Type II diabetes … Continue reading

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Texas Bluebonnet Award Given To Dr Kridel

Texas Bluebonnet Award Given to Dr Kridel For Contributions to Community Health At a ceremony in Corpus Christi at the Omni Hotel on April 25th, the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation presented Dr. Russell Kridel with the prestigious … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award for contributions to dietetics

Russell Kridel MD given Bluebonnet Award by Houston Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics The Bluebonnet Award of the Houston and Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is intended to recognize an individual who is not a dietitian, but who has … Continue reading

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Russell Kridel MD comments on harmful effects of added sugar in our diet

In a recent newspaper article, titled “Scientists say sugar at levels considered safe is harmful”, the Los Angeles Times highlighted a study by University of Utah biology professor, Wayne Potts, published in the Nature Communications journal.  The study showed that added … Continue reading

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