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Could Sleeping More Lead to Healthier Dietary Choices?

A new clinical study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests it might. For the study, researchers randomly split 42 adults who were habitual short sleepers into two groups. One group was coached on increasing their sleep time. The other received no intervention and served as a control group. All participants kept weekly food […]

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What Are You Eating Really? A New Test May Soon Be Able to Tell

Ever had one of those moments when you swore to yourself that you were going to start eating healthy? If that moment was followed by the realization that you’d have to either eat or throw out half the food in your pantry, you’re not alone. Many of us choose to eat that stock down, despite […]

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My Plate or Theirs?: Citizen Interests vs. Food Lobbyists

Every 5 years, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) releases its Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Published just before the end of the year and released to the public in January, the guidelines are powerful, influencing government programs such as the National School Lunch Program, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), […]

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10 Tips: A Holiday Eating Survival Guide

If you’re committed to healthful eating, the thought of holiday parties may find you wanting to curl up under a blanket until they pass. So much easier than facing things like sweet potatoes with marshmallows, green bean casserole, cookie trays, and frosted stollen, But hiding out is hardly your only option. Here are 10 tips […]

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