Carol’s Corner: Fasting Boosts Immune System Feature

Our resident dietitian, Carol Wolin-Riklin, recently joined MyFoxHouston to discuss the topic of fasting to boost the immune system. Watch the video below for the following insight: Starving yourself for 72 hours and how it affects health Dangers that come with fasting, including drops in blood sugar Functioning productively with a proper diet Click here to watch the short video! UT MIST is your premier Houston medical center and your resource for treatment and information regarding ...
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Carol’s Corner – Vitamins: Good for You or Waste of Money?

Our resident dietitian, Carol Wolin-Riklin, recently joined MyFoxHouston to discuss multivitamins. Follow the link below to get helpful information and answers to the following questions: Do multivitamins actually do anything positive for our health? Are multivitamins a waste of money? Who should be taking vitamins? What are some essential diet tips? http://www.myfoxhouston.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=9644164 UT MIST is your premier Houston medic...
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Carol’s Corner: Extra Weight and Slipped Discs

Extra Weight and Slipped Discs Carol Wolin-Riklin, MA, RD, LD Obesity may lead to poorer lumbar disc herniation treatment results (dailyRx News) Carrying excess weight can aggravate your lower back and cause other musculoskeletal problems. But when it comes to slipped discs in the spine, not much is known about the effect of that excess weight. Full article here.
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Carol’s Corner: Where’s the beef????

Wait till June and I will tell you where the beef is and how to prepare it in a healthy style. The Texas Beef Council is hosting a pasture to plate beef tour of Texas for several lucky Registered Dietitians. Our stops on the beef tour will include a central cooking kitchen for a major market, hands on cooking at the Culinary Institute of America in San Antonio, trip to a cattle feedlot, tour of the King Ranch and Brown Ranch and a chuck wagon lunch. Beef information learned along the trail an...
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