Holly Pevzner http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1224/all en New List of Prescription Drug & Medication Interactions with Grapefruit and Grapefruit Juice http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/new_list_of_prescription_drug_medication_interactions_with_grapefruit_and_grape <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Grapefruit Warning </div> </div> </div> <p>A juicy grapefruit is both refreshing and healthy, but if you’re taking certain prescription medications, think twice before digging into one. A new study in the <em>Canadian Medical Association Journal</em> reveals 43-plus drugs are risky when taken within 72 hours of eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice—causing reactions ranging from fainting to sudden death. Previously, only 17 medications were flagged.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Holly Pevzner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Steer clear of drug interactions with grapefruit by checking the list of additional medications that raise interaction risk. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/MCL_grapefruit_and_grapefruit_juice_101373140_Marty_Baldwin.jpg?1365621030" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May/June 2013 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Articles </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/heart_healthy_diet_center/top_15_heart_healthy_foods">Our Top 15 Heart-Healthy Foods</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/heart_health/heart_healthy_diet_quick_tips">Heart-Healthy Diet Quick Tips</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/heart_health/tips_to_lower_blood_pressure_lower_high_cholesterol_reduce_your_risk_of_heart_disease">Tips to Lower Blood Pressure, Lower High Cholesterol and Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/cholesterol/improve_cholesterol_levels_with_these_7_super_foods">Improve Cholesterol Levels with These 7 Super Foods</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle2"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Heart-Healthy Recipes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks2"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/heart_healthy_dinner_recipes_to_help_lower_cholesterol">Heart-Healthy Dinner Recipes to Help Lower Cholesterol</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/heart_healthy_recipes_for_breakfast">Heart-Healthy Recipes for Breakfast</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/heart_healthy_desserts">Heart-Healthy Desserts</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/low_cholesterol_dinner_recipes">Low-Cholesterol Dinner Recipes</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/quick_low_cholesterol_recipes">Quick Low-Cholesterol Recipes</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/new_list_of_prescription_drug_medication_interactions_with_grapefruit_and_grape#comments Holly Pevzner May/June 2013 Diet, Nutrition & Health - Nutrition News & Information Wed, 10 Apr 2013 18:58:06 +0000 Nifer 276430 at http://www.eatingwell.com What Is C-Reactive Protein and What Is The CRP Blood Test? http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/what_is_c_reactive_protein_and_what_is_the_crp_blood_test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Get Tested: What’s Your CRP Level? </div> </div> </div> <p>“There are hundreds of markers of inflammation, but the most recognized and the one that we can easily test is called C-reactive protein,” says Floyd Chilton, Ph.D., director of the NIH-sponsored Center for Botanical Lipids and Inflammatory Disease Prevention at Wake Forest Baptist Health School of Medicine in North Carolina.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Holly Pevzner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Find out what C-reactive protein is and how you can find out your CRP level through a blood test </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/22523A_0.jpg?1336670149" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May/June 2012 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/10_ways_to_reduce_inflammation">10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/finding_better_health_with_an_anti_inflammatory_diet">Finding Better Health with an Anti-Inflammatory Diet</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/what_is_c_reactive_protein_and_what_is_the_crp_blood_test#comments Holly Pevzner May/June 2012 Diet, Nutrition & Health - Nutrition News & Information Thu, 10 May 2012 17:18:03 +0000 Nifer 84742 at http://www.eatingwell.com Finding Better Health with an Anti-Inflammatory Diet http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/finding_better_health_with_an_anti_inflammatory_diet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-title"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Inflammation Nation </div> </div> </div> <p>Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana, 34, didn’t look at all sick when she found out. “I was in amazing shape. I was a happy, busy, thin 23-year-old when I started getting strange fevers and feeling extremely tired. My doctor ordered some blood work and that’s when I learned that my inflammatory markers were through the roof.” Because Zeppieri-Caruana was in nursing school at the time, she knew exactly what that meant: her white blood cells, which typically help fight off illness, were actually wreaking havoc on her once-healthy body.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Holly Pevzner </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> You may have never heard of inflammation, yet it contributes to every major chronic condition from heart disease to cancer to diabetes. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-standard"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_standard" width="310" height="310" alt="" src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/22523A.jpg?1336062836" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-publication"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> May/June 2012 </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-related1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-relatedtitle1"> <div class="field-label">Related Content Title 1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Related Links: </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-relatedlinks1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/10_ways_to_reduce_inflammation">10 Ways to Reduce Inflammation</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/what_is_c_reactive_protein_and_what_is_the_crp_blood_test">What Is C-Reactive Protein and What Is The CRP Blood Test?</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/finding_better_health_with_an_anti_inflammatory_diet#comments Holly Pevzner May/June 2012 Diet, Nutrition & Health - Arthritis Diet, Nutrition & Health - Nutrition News & Information Thu, 03 May 2012 16:34:51 +0000 Nifer 80988 at http://www.eatingwell.com