Amy Jamieson-Petonic

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  • Director of Wellness Coaching at Cleveland Clinic and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokesperson

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, May 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While paying more for a meal is worse for your wallet, it might actually make the food taste better, according to a new study.

    The study included 139 people in upstate New York who were offered an all-you-can-eat Italian b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    FRIDAY, May 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One in 12 older Americans doesn't get enough to eat because they have difficulty affording food, according to a new study.

    "In 2011, 8.35 percent of Americans over age 60 faced the threat of hunger -- that translates to 4....Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors who get the recommended amount of fiber in their diets may live longer, a new study suggests.

    Many studies have found that fiber lovers tend to have a lower risk of developing heart disease in th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, April 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A type of iron found only in red meat is associated with an increase in the risk of heart disease, a new review finds.

    Researchers analyzed 21 studies that included more than 292,000 people who were followed for an average of 10 years. They foun...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking more coffee might lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, a new large U.S. study suggests.

    People who boosted their daily java intake by more than one cup over four years reduced their diabetes risk, while adult...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nephrology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An occasional glass of wine might help keep your kidneys healthy, new research suggests.

    And for those who already have kidney disease, which puts one at higher risk for cardiovascular problems, moderate wine drinking might help the heart, the...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ophthalmology:

    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A drug used to treat glaucoma eye disease can also help people with vision loss linked to obesity, a new study reveals.

    Researchers examined the effectiveness of the inexpensive drug, called acetazolamide (Diamox), in women and men with the cond...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Restaurants near public housing developments tend to offer unhealthy meals, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed menus from 61 fast-food and 72 table-service restaurants within a half mile of 13 housing developments ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people ignore restaurant foods labeled "low-calorie" because they think they'll be unsatisfying, a new study shows.

    "People have come to expect low-calorie food to taste bad or not fill them up," wrote Jeffrey Parker, of Georgia State Univer...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Levels of healthy fats in people's diets worldwide increased over the past two decades, while their intake of harmful fats stayed about the same, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data on consumption of fats and o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Banning chocolate milk from schools may sound like a good move for kids' health, but efforts to do so haven't turned out that way, a small study found.

    Bans on chocolate milk in 11 Oregon elementary schools were linked to a big drop in the amou...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Creamy butter or ice cream versus a crunchy granola bar: A new study suggests that the texture of foods influences people's dieting choices.

    "We studied the link between how a food feels in your mouth and the amount we eat, the types of food ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most schools meet a new U.S. government requirement to provide free drinking water for students during lunchtime, a new study finds.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture's rule for schools in the National School Lunch P...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The widely held belief that only women experience eating disorders delays men with these conditions from getting treatment, a new British study says.

    "Men with eating disorders are underdiagnosed, undertreated and under-researched," write a team ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Milk may be a useful weapon against arthritis of the knee for women, but the same can't be said for yogurt or cheese, a new study says.

    The more low-fat or fat-free milk women drank, the slower the progression of osteoar...Full Article