Suprising Truth About Diet & Low-Cal Foods

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: We trick ourselves into thinking that since we are eating lower calorie foods, they are nutritional, but not all diet foods are created equal.
Air Date: 1/28/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Shyla High
shyla high head shotDr. Shyla High is a non-invasive Cardiologist affiliated with Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital in Dallas, and she has been in private practice since 1998 with Cardiology Consultants of Texas. Her primary focus is heart disease in women and non-invasive testing. Dr. High is board certified in cardiovascular disease, fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and licensed by the State of Texas. In addition to running her busy practice, she is also a book author, in-demand speaker, and popular media guest.

In Dr. High's book, Why Most Women Die – How Women Can Fight Their #1 Killer: Heart Disease (Jackpot Press, Inc., an imprint of Wyatt-Mackenzie Publishing, Inc., she not only wrote this timely book to educate women on how to prevent heart disease, but to also educate the Media, mainstream society and the healthcare industry about the fact that women are now dying from cardiovascular disease more than from all forms of cancer combined.
Suprising Truth About Diet & Low-Cal Foods
We all know that a proper diet is best for our health. Packaged foods and drinks labeled "low calorie"" or "diet" are easy to find and appealing when you are trying to lose weight.  What we tend to forget is that these foods are empty calories with little or no nutritional value. 

Cardiologist Dr. Shyla High helps you determine what foods you need to throw away in your pantry, what ingredients to look for in the grocery store, and how to incorporate low calorie foods into your diet correctly.


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