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Cold and flu season: Tips for prevention

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Cold and flu season is upon us. And every year, it brings with it the same concerns and questions about prevention and treatment. To help get you through the next few months, we talked with Dr. Keri Peterson, a primary care physician with a private practice on the Upper East Side, for prevention and wellness tips. “You can’t educate enough,” says Peterson, who’s seen the number of patients with respiratory infections in her office increase sevenfold in the past few weeks.

 

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Confusing Fitness Advice, Decoded

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2. Should You Work Out On An Empty Stomach?

The Confusion We know that food fuels us. But if you’re looking to lose weight, some people—possibly those who read the 1999 bestseller Body for Life—believe exercising with a growling tummy may help burn fat faster. “The rationale behind this theory is that low glycogen levels cause your body to shift energy utilization away from carbohydrates toward fat,” says Keri Peterson, MD, a medical contributor to HealthiNation.

Keri PetersonConfusing Fitness Advice, Decoded
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