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Category: Nutrition

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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, 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, Mental Health, Microbiome, News, Nutrition

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April 18, 2017

The Return of the Downtown Raleigh Farmer’s Market

The innovative farmer’s market in the heart of Raleigh returns April 19.

Nutrition

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July 5, 2016

The Bigger the Bottle, the Bigger the Baby?

A new UNC School of Medicine study shows that the size of a bottle may contribute to greater weight gain and size for formula-fed infants, putting them at greater risk for obesity later in life.

Nutrition, Pregnancy

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June 24, 2016

Do’s of Safe Grilling

Before you fire up the grill this summer, prepare your backyard barbecues by sparking your knowledge about food and grill safety.

Nutrition, Recipes, Safety

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June 20, 2016

Simply Snacking & Boredom Busters: The Healthy Way

Snacks don’t have to be unhealthy, and can actually serve as an essential part of our diet when chosen wisely. A well-timed, healthy snack keeps us from becoming too hungry and overeating at the next meal. Read these tips on smart snacking!

Nutrition

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