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October 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Could Your Next Prescription Be Filled in the Produce Aisle Instead of the Pharmacy?

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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes, the prescription for what ails you may lie in the grocery store rather than the pharmacy.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Healthy eating


October 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment

How Much is Too Much? A New Twist in the Great Coffee Debate

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New research suggests one’s body may be able to handle up to 25 cups of coffee per day. But wait! There’s definitely more you should know before you pour your next cup.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Heart attack, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, stroke


February 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment

When It Comes to Sugar, There Really Is Too Much of a Good Thing

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It’s no secret that curbing a sugar habit is good for your overall health. Whether you start slow or go cold turkey, before you know it your cravings for the sweet stuff will be in the rearview mirror.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Katherine Zeratsky, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, Mayo Clinic Minute


December 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Health News From The Onion Solves Old-Fashioned Donut Question

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News stories that bring together Mayo Clinic research and pastries are as rare as the perfect chocolate-frosted cake doughnut. Unless, of course, the source of that news is The Onion.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


October 12, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Physician Dispels Popular Coffee Misconceptions

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Is coffee good or bad for us? How much is too much? Can it stunt growth? Donald Hensrud, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Living Program, provides answers to these much-debated questions.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


May 11, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Speed Up Your Workouts to Slow Down Aging

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Doctors have been talking up the benefits of exercise for years. The return on investment is so great that some have even written prescriptions to encourage their patients to get moving. “There are over 50 benefits to exercise,” Donald Hensrud, M.D., says in this Mayo Clinic Minute. “If we had a pill that could do […]

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Tags: Aging, Dr Donald Hensrud, Dr. K Sreekumaran Nair


July 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A Healthy Living Plan test drive

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There’s nothing quite like a test drive to tell you whether something will work for you. That’s true with cars, trucks, scooters, reclining chairs, buffets, a good napping spot, and healthy living programs. Even if you haven’t considered the latter, you may have been curious about Mayo Clinic’s new Healthy Living Program, which debuted this […]

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Tags: DAHLC, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, Dr Donald Hensrud, Dr. Kristin Vickers Douglas, Dr. Warren Thompson, Healthy Living Program


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