Study Finds Older Adults are Addicted to Highly Processed Foods

Available for Interviews: John Rodriguez, MD

Dr. John Rodriguez is a Chief Medical Officer of Healthcare2U and is passionate about the care provided to their patients. He manages all the care providers in Healthcare2U’s network of clinics and oversees care protocols and training.

What Dr. Rodriguez can say in an interview about
Highly Processed Food Addiction in Older Adults:

A new study found that older adults are becoming more addicted to highly processed foods. This study concluded that 13 percent of adults aged 50-80 met the criteria for an addiction to highly processed foods.1

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Taking Must-Needed Social Media Breaks for Well-Being

Available for Interviews: Dr. Pete Loper

Dr. Pete Loper, MD, MSEd, FAAP, is a triple board-certified physician in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child psychiatry. He is also a professor and executive coach and is dedicated to mental health and wellness advocacy.

What Dr. Loper could say on
Social Media:

82% of the US population currently uses social media.  However, as a psychiatrist, I have observed first-hand the negative impact of excessive social media use on my patients’ mental health and well-being. I have published my observations on this topic in Medscape and Current Psychiatry (please see links below). These are the talking points that I have found most effective when educating my patients, regardless of age, about the necessity of taking a “social media break”:

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