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Ask the nutritionist: “How can I best avoid food cravings?”

Our expert answers how you can avoid food cravings. (Hint: Don’t.)
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How to spot disordered eating habits—and what to do about it

Learn about disordered eating patterns and how to recognize and address symptoms.
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6 strategies to make healthy eating easier

Rate this article and enter to winDespite all the headlines about the latest trendy diet clogging up your news feed, experts say diets don’t actually work. “Diets are not only unsustainable—any diet you go...
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Ask the nutritionist: “How do you manage a healthy diet when you’re constantly busy?”

—Laura, Fredericton and Saint John, Canada Eating well can feel stressful when juggling multiple priorities like school, studying, socializing, after-school activities, and family. The key is making nourishment a way to support your busy life...
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Savor the season: 10 ways to feel good about your holiday eats

 There’s a reason holidays are so food-focused: Sharing food is how we humans have connected for generations. (That slice of homemade pumpkin pie really does give us life.) But navigating the holiday food table...
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Nutrition quiz: You know it all—true or false?

 Nutritional advice is tricky to navigate. Food science is incomplete, evolving, sometimes contradictory, and easily misrepresented by people and companies who have something to sell. We are bombarded with passionate messages about foods that...
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Food hacks for an unhealthy world

 OK fine—so we probably shouldn’t grab a soda or doughnut on our way to school. But when we’re in a hurry, sleepy, stressed, or all out of willpower, junk food is just so…there for...

Food hacks: Take the effort out of healthy eating

Here’s the key to developing any new habit: Make it easier to do the desired behavior and more difficult to do the undesired behavior. When your student’s desired behavior is eating healthfully, sharing these...
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Ask the nutritionist: Why is eating one meal a day unhealthy?

“Why is eating one meal a day unhealthy?”—Diego, Binghamton, New YorkDiego,That is a great question that I hear all the time. The answer is related to survival mechanisms that humans developed thousands of years...
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Eat Right Now: Nutrition Essentials Made Easy

Rate this article and enter to winThe #1 secret to good nutrition is balance. Protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats are the essential sources of energy—calories—that fuel our bodies. Vegetables and fruits round out the...