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Bethany Agusala, M.D.

Dry January: The health benefits of going 31 days without alcohol

New year, new you...less booze? See how trying Dry January can have direct benefits to your health. UT Southwestern's Bethany Agusala, a lifestyle medicine expert, explains.

6 health benefits of pumpkin and its spices – beyond the latte

Bethany Agusala, M.D., breaks down the nutritional value of pumpkin and pumpkin spice – and recommends a few healthy recipes that taste like fall.

25 water-rich foods to help you stay hydrated this summer

Drinking water isn't the only way to stay hydrated during extreme summer heat in North Texas. Check out these 25 water-rich foods.

Be SMART about setting health-related goals

Some healthy New Year’s resolutions fail because they’re too big or vague. Get tips from Bethany Agusala, M.D., to make SMART goals and improve your chance of success.

Focusing on 10,000 steps a day could be a misstep

Many patients think 10,000 steps per day is a magic number for their health, but Lifestyle Medicine expert Bethany Agusala, M.D., says any significant increase in steps can be beneficial for our health.

9 diet fads to try (or skip completely) in 2022

From keto to paleo, which diet plans are worth trying? And which aren't? Lifestyle medicine expert Bethany Agusala, M.D., breaks down 9 popular eating patterns.

Lifestyle Medicine: How it could save your life

Behavior changes could prevent several chronic conditions. Bethany Agusala, M.D., discusses the link between lifestyle and disease.