Janis Jibrin, MS, RD

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Affiliation:

  • Contributing Editor, Self Magazine

Location:

  • Washington, DC

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  • Janis Jibrin, MS, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Eliminating certain foods will only make people want them more.  In this video, I will explain how we should focus on the healthy foods that should make up the majority of our diet. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The global obesity epidemic is linked to an oversupply of food available for human consumption, a new study suggests.

    There are enough extra calories available to explain the weight gain reported in many countries around the world, the researche...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sexually active teenage girls who are obese are less likely to use birth control than teens who aren't overweight, a new study reports.

    What's more, those overweight teens who do use some form of contraception are less likely than their normal-w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Far too few Americans are surviving cardiac arrest, and a new report issued Tuesday by a federally appointed panel of experts sets out ways to boost survival rates.

    One recommendation: Make a working knowledge of CPR and the use of an automated e...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A rare toxin carried by barracuda, grouper and other locally caught sport fish sickens Floridians in greater numbers than previously believed, a new analysis suggests.

    Consuming the foodborne toxin, called ciguatera, can result in severe nausea an...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who enjoy a glass of orange juice or some fresh grapefruit in the morning may face a slightly increased risk of melanoma -- the least common but most deadly form of skin cancer.

    That's the finding from a study of more than 100,000 U.S. adul...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As rates of childhood obesity continue to climb in the United States, parents should embrace healthy eating habits and behaviors to help kids maintain a normal weight, a new report says.

    In updated recommendations releas...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nutrition experts are hailing a federal decision to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption in the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

    Over the past decade, research has shown that a diet rich in healthy fats can be b...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight may help reduce asthma severity in obese adults, a new Canadian study finds.

    "We were pleased to see significant improvement in asthma symptoms, as well as quality of life for these individuals. This study ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne.

    However, it's too early to say if anyone should cut down on their vitamin B12 intake from food or vit...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking around your toddler may be just as harmful to your child as smoking during pregnancy, new research suggests.

    By age 10, children exposed to secondhand smoke as toddlers tended to have wider waists and a higher body mass index (a calcula...Full Article