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Good Food Versus Bad Food: Why You Should Stop Labeling Foods This Way

Some foods are good and some foods are bad, right?  It honestly sounds like a fact at this point — we label some foods good, and some foods bad. We’ve heard food labeled in this way from health practitioners, social media influencers, parents, friends, and coworkers alike. While they may be well-intentioned in their statements… Read More »

Study: Reducing sugar in packaged foods could reduce disease

Cutting 20 percent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 percent from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes cases in the U.S. over the lifetime of the adult population, reports a study published in Circulation.   A team of researchers from… Read More »

Foods for a high potassium diet

See hospital and staff awards. Winchester Hospital was the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet designation, recognition for nursing excellence. Learn why. Our tremendous staff gives back to our community by coordinating free health screenings, educational programs, and food drives. Learn more. A leading indicator of our success is the feedback we… Read More »

Whole foods plant based diet cancer

The plant-based diet, also called the whole-foods plant-based diet, or a WFPB diet for short, is a little different and may we say a breath of fresh air? Ambassadors of plant-based meals always get their fruit and vegetable servings in 5 servings or 2. Studies have shown significantly more weight loss on both vegetarian and… Read More »