Category: Nutrition

Pregnant woman and her partner prepare vegetables for a meal in a sunny kitchen

April 5, 2024

Prenatal Nutrition: What to Eat When You’re Expecting

A UNC dietitian discusses essential nutrients, weight gain and food safety.

Maternal Health, Nutrition

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Sporty-looking woman looks at the label of a food item in the aisle of a grocery store

January 18, 2024

Processed Foods: Are They Really That Bad for You?

A UNC Health dietitian explains how to make smarter choices at the grocery store.


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Woman pours a fruit smoothie from a blender into a cup with a straw

October 6, 2023

Eating Earlier in the Day Can Help You Burn Fat More Efficiently

Meal timing matters, but not as much as eating healthy foods in the right proportions.

Nutrition, Weight Loss

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A tray with bottles of lemon water

August 10, 2023

Added Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners: What You Need to Know

Here’s how to appreciate the natural sweetness of fruits and vegetables and make other smart food choices.

Nutrition, Wellness

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little kid wearing a swimsuit sits on a side of a pool, eating a slice of watermelon

August 3, 2023

3 Healthy Poolside Snacks

Need a new summer treat? Try these recipes—and your kids can help!

Families, Recipes

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Grandfather and grandson smile while eating popsicles; grandson is sitting on edge of a pool, grandfather is in the pool.

May 26, 2023

7 Tips to Stay Hydrated Outdoors

Planning ahead is key to avoid dehydration.

Nutrition, Wellness, Your Care

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Young woman eats a bowl of bran cereal with fresh berries

May 3, 2023

What to Eat to Fuel Your Workout

Learn what to eat before, during and after exercise.

Exercise, Nutrition

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close-up image of a person putting a red bell pepper into a mesh bag filled with other vegetables in a grocery shopping cart

March 17, 2023

The Best Diet for Multiple Sclerosis

Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins to feel better.

Multiple Sclerosis, Nutrition

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overhead view of smoothie bowl with cherries, apple slices, and seeds decoratively arranged on top

February 15, 2023

Which Foods Can Reduce Inflammation?

A diet rich in antioxidants can help with chronic inflammation.


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male/female couple cooks dinner together in a kitchen. Female has a shaved head, indicating she is going through chemotherapy.

January 23, 2023

What to Eat During Cancer Treatment

Get enough calories and protein to feel your best while fighting cancer.

Cancer, Nutrition

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close-up of woman holding a cup of tea while she reads a book

January 4, 2023

3 Steps to Quit Dieting for Good

Learn how to eat the foods you enjoy and get healthy.

Nutrition, Weight Loss, Wellness

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Fit older woman with gray hair makes a salad in a sleek, natural-light-filled kitchen

September 2, 2022

Eat This Diet to Lower Your Risk of Dementia

The MIND Diet combines elements of the DASH and Mediterranean diets.

Brain Health, Nutrition

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