Updates from the experts at the UA Health Sciences

 

AHSC Blog: Food and Nutrition

Hands in a heart shape
Tags: African American women, heart disease, healthy lifestyle, minority and underserved populations, diabetes, obesity

As an African American woman, I am aware that I’m in one of the highest-risk groups for dying from heart disease but my non-inherited risk factors are manageable.Heart disease, diabetes, obesity and inactivity are risk... read more

Wine and Chocolate
Tags: Cardiovascular Health, heart health, whole foods, diet, chocolate, alcohol

When it comes to decisions of the heart, February can be a complicated month. Do you follow your heart health and stick to your mostly whole food, plant-based diet – or do you feel pulled in the direction of the heart-... read more

Tags: sports, sun protection, skin cancer, dehydration, heat stroke, nutrition, safety gear, head injuries, eating disorders

The start of a new school year can only mean one thing: fall sports season is here. As a family nurse practitioner with the Mobile Health Program, I am seeing lots of eager, young athletes at our family practice and pediatric... read more