Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

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Jan. 5, 2015

Healthy eating

Are you struggling to lose the extra pounds you packed on over the holidays? Have you vowed to start eating healthier in 2015? University of Maryland Dietitian Kathleen Parkman will help you keep your New Year’s resolution by offering useful tips on how to cut back on sugar and carbohydrates, eat more protein and fresh fruits and vegetables and reduce portion sizes. She will also discuss the latest diet fads and why it’s important to incorporate exercise into your daily routine.

Do you have a question about how to eat healthier? Send us your question via Twitter @MPTNews #yourhealth. Then watch Direct Connection on Jan. 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show.

Kathleen Parkman, RD, LDN, CNSC

Registered Dietitian, Center for Weight Management and Wellness

University of Maryland Medical Center

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