UNC Health Talk

Category: Nutrition

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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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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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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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April 27, 2016

Despite Efforts, Childhood Obesity Remains on the Rise

Dr. Eliana Perrin of UNC is one of the authors of the study, which found no evidence of a decline in childhood obesity in any age group.

Children's Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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April 25, 2016

UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dieta...

A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.

Innovation, Nutrition

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Daisy Zamora

April 12, 2016

Did butter get a bad rap?

Butter might not be a health food, but UNC and NIH researchers unearthed more evidence that replacing it with vegetable oils does not decrease risk of heart disease.

Nutrition

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February 22, 2016

Tips to Make Traditional Recipes More Nutritious & Flavorful

Read tips on how to make traditional recipes more nutritious and still flavorful.

Nutrition

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November 16, 2015

Study Finds Surprising Links Between Bullying and Eating Disorders

According to new research from Duke and UNC, both victims of bullying and the bullies themselves could be at risk psychologically for anxiety, depression and eating disorders.

Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Nutrition

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August 26, 2015

4 Bag Lunch Tips

Whether you’re packing bag lunches for yourself or your kids, you should feel good about selecting wholesome foods and healthy portion sizes. Plus, you’ll save money if you pack a lunch instead of going out to eat. Here are four tips for your next bag lunch [...]

Nutrition

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July 21, 2015

Your Farmers Market Guide

Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases. With more farmers markets taking root across the U.S., buying fresh is easier than ever. [...]

Nutrition

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