Janis Jibrin, MS, RD

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Affiliation:

  • Contributing Editor, Self Magazine

Location:

  • Washington, DC

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wide blood pressure fluctuations may signal an increased risk of heart disease and early death, researchers say.

    The large study of people taking blood pressure medication found that variations of more than 14 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure read...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wide blood pressure fluctuations may signal an increased risk of heart disease and early death, researchers say.

    The large study of people taking blood pressure medication found that variations of more than 14 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure read...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

    The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and thei...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

    The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and thei...Full Article

  • Janis Jibrin, MS, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated (both called unsaturated fatty acids) are fats you should be including in your diet because they are linked to disease prevention. Monounsaturated fats are healthiest, so aim to get the most of these, while polyunsaturated fats are next in line.

    Monounsaturated fatty acids are considered...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Praluent (alirocumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with inherited high cholesterol (heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia) or people at risk of heart attack or stroke from high cholesterol deriv

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Praluent (alirocumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with inherited high cholesterol (heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia) or people at risk of heart attack or stroke from high cholesterol deriv

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthier diet might reduce the risk of problems with certain brain functions as you age, findings from a recent study suggest.

    Older adults with healthier diets reduced their odds of impaired "executive function" by 35 percent. Executi...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthier diet might reduce the risk of problems with certain brain functions as you age, findings from a recent study suggest.

    Older adults with healthier diets reduced their odds of impaired "executive function" by 35 percent. Executi...Full Article

  • Janis Jibrin, MS, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    A healthy diet is one that is rich in fruit and vegetables; should your produce be organically grown? Before you lighten your wallet -- organic is usually pricier -- there are a few things to consider: 

    You won't necessarily get more nutritional bang for your buck with organic:

    A few studies -- not...Read More
  • Janis Jibrin, MS, RD - Washington, DC - Nutrition & Dietetics
    When you think "sodium," you think "salt"; it's true, about 90 percent of the sodium in our diet comes from salt. (By weight, salt is 40 percent sodium and 60 percent chloride.) The rest comes from other sodium-containing chemicals added to food. But most of the salt we consume doesn't come from the...Read More