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Category: Nutrition

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February 26, 2020

4 Reasons to Eat Fermented Food

Fermented foods are easy to incorporate into your diet and help keep you healthy.

Health, Nutrition

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February 26, 2020

3 Delicious Ways to Eat More Fermented Foods

Fermented foods are good for your gut health, and good for your taste buds.

Health, Nutrition, Recipes

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August 5, 2019

How Much Sugar Are You Drinking Each Day?  

A UNC expert warns about liquid calories and offers practical tips for choosing healthier beverages.  

Health, News, Nutrition

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March 13, 2019

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

Fasting can have health benefits—but only when you emphasize what you’re eating alongside when you’re eating.

Nutrition

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January 2, 2018

Make This: Turkey and Veggie Walking Tacos

Involve your children in making this fun and tasty “walking tacos” recipe.

Nutrition, Recipes

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January 1, 2018

Starting the New Year with a New Diet? Read This

Just because it’s trending doesn’t mean it’s right for you. Check out the dish on these popular diets.

Nutrition, Wellness

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December 4, 2017

How to Eat Out and Stay on Your Healthy Eating Plan

Trying to eat well for your heart? You can go out to a restaurant without overloading on calories, fat, salt and sugar.

Heart Health, Nutrition, Wellness

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November 20, 2017

10 Ways to Maintain, Not Gain, This Holiday Season

You can make it to the new year without packing on pounds and still have a great time this holiday season. Here’s how.

Nutrition, Wellness

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September 17, 2017

UNC launches new study to uncover nutritional impacts on early brai...

Researchers are using state-of-the-art imaging techniques and collecting data on dietary nutrient intake, feeding practices, and gut microbiota abundance and diversity to elucidate the links between nutrition, the microbiome, and brain maturation processes in early childhood.

Children's Health, Collaboration, Gastroenterology, News, Nutrition, Studies

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July 20, 2017

Toddler Brain Development: bacterial clues found in dirty baby diapers

Can the kinds of microbes colonizing the gut at age 1 predict later cognitive development? Findings from the UNC School of Medicine shed light on the surprising role of bacteria in how our brains develop during the first years of life.

Babies, Children's Health, Mental Health, Microbiome, News, Nutrition

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