From the Experts
Research & Innovation
June 22, 2020
Boosting Your Immune System – Fact vs. Fiction
From mega-doses of vitamins to nutritional supplements we can’t pronounce – Jefferson experts help us understand what can actually help our immunity during the pandemic.
March 3, 2020
Half of Americans Have High Blood Pressure. Are You at Risk?
Nearly 30 million Americans have joined the ranks of people battling high blood pressure—not because their health has changed in any significant way, but because the guidelines for hypertension have evolved.
February 26, 2020
How to Make a Heart Healthy Salad
Most people think of salads as a health food, but if you’ve ever looked at the calories in salads at restaurants, you know that sometimes they pack more calories than a cheeseburger and fries!
February 7, 2020
A Brief History: Going Vegan Isn’t Anything New
On May 1, 2019, Beyond Meat, a company that produces meat-free look-alikes to classic meat products, priced its initial public offering at $25 a share. Today, not even a year later, the share price sits at $119.49 after climbing to an astounding $239.71 last year. What's driving this food frenzy?
January 6, 2020
An 80 Pound Weight Loss and Life Gain Thanks to Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
Fed up with the yo-yo dieting cycle, feeling like all she was losing was hope, a webinar led Henrietta to getting sleeve gastrectomy surgery and a new lease on life.
December 22, 2019
20 Tips for a Healthier 2020
Instead of adopting grandiose goals, incorporate small healthy enhancements to your lifestyle to be well and stay motivated.
November 26, 2019
Your Guide to a Healthier Thanksgiving
A health guide to Thanksgiving does not have to be synonymous with tips to reduce your calorie intake at the main meal. Here are ways to support a mind body connection, from recognizing hunger cues to mindful meditation.
November 25, 2019
Why MANNA Matters as Part of My Healthcare
South Philly resident Peter Clayton is 80 years old, diabetic, on oxygen 24/7 and sometimes can't even walk five feet before needing a break. Here, he shares the comfort in receiving meals from MANNA for himself and his wife.
November 13, 2019
Food as Medicine
How MANNA, a Philadelphia volunteer service, helps a Jefferson physician nourish her patients to achieve greater health.
October 22, 2019
What Foods to Eat & Avoid During Breast Cancer Treatment
When you’re battling a disease like breast cancer, a nutritious diet can be one of your strongest allies in the fight.
October 3, 2019
Do Pumpkin Spice Products Have Any Nutritional Value?
Pumpkin and pumpkin spice boast many nutritional benefits, but have you ever read the ingredients label on these products to see if they actually contain any real pumpkin or pumpkin spice?