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Avoiding Orthorexia: Maintaining Nutritional Balance at College

Contributor: Rita Ekelman, RDN, LDN, MBA, Director of Nutrition Services, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

Eating healthy food is an advisable, even laudable, pursuit in today’s world of fast food dining and the highly touted obesity epidemic. 904 more words

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Myth or Fact: Cravings

Are food cravings myth or fact? The argument is an old one. The argument that cravings are a myth rests on the belief that it is just a matter of a little will power, and that your giving into food cravings shows weakness that can be easily corrected.  481 more words

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Foods to Get You Fit and Beautiful

Our guide to beauty foods gives new meaning to “You Are What You Eat.”

If you’ve been filling up on doughnuts, soft drinks, and candy, it may be taking a toll on not just your health, but also your looks. 669 more words

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7 Signs of Inadequate Nutrition

By Peter Jaret
WebMD Feature

Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD

Getting adequate nutrition may be trickier for older adults. Because seniors tend to be less active than younger people, they need fewer calories. 648 more words

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Eat Your Way to Better Sleep

Ultimately, to maintain a normal sleep rhythm, one must maintain a normal eating rhythm. Part of the reason for this linking of eating and sleeping is the body’s cortisol rhythm. 2,506 more words

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Nutrition – women’s extra needs

Women need greater amounts of certain nutrients than men, particularly iron and calcium. Menstruation, pregnancy, lactation and menopause are times of increased nutritional demand. 1,609 more words

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27 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to health and nutrition.

People, even qualified experts, often seem to have the exact opposite opinions. 2,033 more words

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