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It’s often said that prevention is the best medicine, but for Jennifer Sheppard, there weren’t any measures she could take to avoid being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the digestive system. Since turning to Baylor for help, she’s been able to manage her symptoms and get back to doing all the things she loves.
While Jennifer’s stomach issues are of the chronic variety, most of us deal with some sort of digestive distress at some point in our lives. Luckily, many of these tummy troubles can be combatted with preventive measures, such as following a healthy diet. Find out if you’re treating your body well by taking our nutrition quiz, and then whip up our spring vegetable tabbouleh for a healthy take on seasonal eating.
When it comes to prevention, one of the easiest ways to avoid health problems in the future is to protect yourself today—and that includes your skin. To learn more about your largest organ and how to care for it, download our tipsheet. Your skin will thank you.
When Jennifer Sheppard’s stomach pain became too much to bear, she turned to the team at Baylor for help. Now with her Crohn’s disease in check, she’s back to focusing on the things she loves.
Are you a caloric connoisseur or a nutrient novice? Test your knowledge of the best foods for your body.
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Protecting your skin isn’t hard, but it is important. Find out if you’re doing all you can to prevent skin cancer.
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This fresh take on tabbouleh is high in fiber, which means it won’t leave you reaching for a snack an hour later.
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