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How to Reduce the Added Sugar in Your Food

Do you add sugar to your foods? You might be surprised at how much sugar is hiding in foods and you don't even realize it. Added sugar provides calories with no added nutrients and can damage your metabolism in the long run. But how much is too much? Can you eat a little bit of sugar each day without harm, or should you avoid it as much as possible? Marcia Richards, RD, Registered Dietitian with BID Plymouth, is here to help you better understand where sugar fits into your diet.


Keeping a Healthy Sinus

Sinuses are air-filled cavities in the head that are lined by mucous membranes that lead through small openings into the nasal cavity. When the mucous membranes become swollen and inflamed from infectious or allergic sources, the sinus openings into the nasal cavity become blocked. When this occurs, sinusitis develops resulting in more blockage and infection. There are two main categories of sinusitis: acute and chronic. Sinusitis is usually preceded by a cold, allergy attack or...


Managing Your Diabetes

Are you at risk or have you been diagnosed with Diabetes? Patients with Diabetes at BID - Plymouth are cared for using a patient-centered, team-based approach based on national standards. Dr. Nathaniel Clark, an Endocrinologist with Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital -Plymouth, is here to help you manage your Diabetes so you can live a higher quality of life and keep your Diabetes under control.


Breast Health and The Latest Information for Women

Every year over 200,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer, When breast cancer is detected early, before it has spread, it is easier to treat and women have a much better chance of survival. There is no one known cause for breast cancer. Genetics, having a family history, and other lifestyle or environmental factors can play a part. The nationally-accredited Beth Israel Deaconess - Plymouth Breast Center represents a concerted effort across medical, radiological and...