Amy Jamieson-Petonic

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

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

Location:

  • Atlanta, GA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Physiology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've uncovered why humans have such big brains.

    It turns out that metabolism -- the rate at which a body burns calories -- runs faster in humans than it does in other primates. And humans have more body fat, which provides the e...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A stranger or someone you love suddenly collapses with cardiac arrest, but you don't know CPR.

    New research shows that help -- and CPR instruction -- may be just a cellphone call away.

    This is "a real-world approach that the majority of c...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart bypass patients are skipping medications meant to maintain smooth blood flow in their repaired veins, a new study finds.

    "It is important for patients to understand that bypass surgery is a second chance, not a cure for their disease,"...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men who eat a lot of fatty foods may find themselves needing an afternoon nap, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that among almost 800 men aged 35 to 80, those with diets high in fat reported more problems with daytime sleepiness. The connect...Full Article

  • Amy Jamieson-Petonic - Atlanta, GA - Nutrition & Dietetics
    The nutritional benefits of whole grains are amazing! Whole grains, including all 3 parts of the grain (the bran, the germ, and endosperm) provide a number of vitamins and minerals that are bodies need for normal, healthy function.

    Examples of whole grains include 100% whole grain pasta, brown...Read More
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Infectious Diseases:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Colds and other infections in the first six months of life may boost the odds of a child developing type 1 diabetes by nearly 20 percent, new research suggests.

    The suspicion that infections play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes isn't...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Fitness:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- One of America's favorite dog breeds, the Labrador retriever, has a genetic variant that seems to make them more likely to gain weight, a new study suggests.

    "Labradors make particularly successful working and pet dogs because they are loyal, intel...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Pulmonology:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with allergies or asthma who are heading for college later this year should begin preparing for the transition now, an expert says.

    "For most teens, going away to college marks their first time living independently," said Dr. David Stukus, a ...Full Article

  • Amy Jamieson-Petonic - Atlanta, GA - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Whole grains are a great source of complex carbohydrates, B Vitamins, and help promote healthy energy and blood sugar levels. Look for items that are labeled 100% whole grains for the most nutritional bang for your buck. To find out more about whole grains, go to www.eatright.org. Read More
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Arsenic in drinking water from private wells may explain the elevated bladder cancer risk among people in three New England states, a new study suggests.

    Bladder cancer rates in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have been about 20 percent higher than...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting might help improve your health, mood, sex drive and stress levels even if you're not obese, a new clinical trial reports.

    A group of either healthy weight or mildly overweight people who followed a calorie-restricted diet for two years lost ...Full Article

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

    FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you find yourself reaching into a bag of chips and you know you're not hungry, maybe you're just bored instead, new research suggests.

    British researchers conducted two experiments to see how boredom affects people's food choices.

    In ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The food you eat and the medicines you take can alter your gut bacteria in ways that either help or harm your health, two new studies suggest.

    Foods like fruits, vegetables, coffee, tea, wine, yogurt and buttermilk can increase the diversity o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The chronic skin disease psoriasis may be linked to excess weight and type 2 diabetes, results of a new study suggest.

    Danish researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes had more than 50 percent greater odds of having psoriasis compared...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers whose mothers were overweight or obese before pregnancy may be more likely to be overweight, a new study suggests.

    The study also found that mothers who gain too much weight during pregnancy may be more prone to having overweight todd...Full Article