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  • 3 Simple And Easy Ways To Eat Healthy And Curb Cravings While Working Night Shift
    3 Simple And Easy Ways To Eat Healthy And Curb Cravings While Working Night Shift
    By Vanessa S. Elliott   It’s 4 am and you are nearing the end of your 12-hour shift, when your stomach starts growling and the first thing you grab are the crackers in the patient pantry. You have one pack, with hopes that you will be okay, but then suddenly you have downed 5 packs and washed it down with a soda. Then you say to yourself, “Well, there goes my ... more
  •  What’s the Buzz about the Ketogenic Diet?
    What’s the Buzz about the Ketogenic Diet?
    What is it?   This is a diet consisting of larger amount of fats, moderate amount of proteins and extremely low carbohydrate consumption.  Twenty to fifty grams of carbs or less are consumed daily.   (For context, there are 25 grams of carbohydrates in an apple and about 50 grams in a bagel). Reduced carbohydrate intake puts the body in a state of ketosis ... more
  • One Simple And Healthy Change For A Healthier New Year
    One Simple And Healthy Change For A Healthier New Year
    By Angela Amico, MPH, Senior Policy Associate for the Center for Science in the Public Interest This time of the year, my friends and family are sharing their New Year’s resolutions. One resolution comes up again and again: to eat better. But in our food environment, eating healthy is like trudging through deep snow—it’s exhausting. Think about where ... more
  • Healthy Holiday Recipe Swaps
    Healthy Holiday Recipe Swaps
    Lighten up your holiday spread while keeping tradition and flavor alive. As the holiday season approaches, you’re probably looking forward to indulging in the classic recipes (sweet potato casserole, buttery cookies, and creamy gravy to name a few). You might think that allowing yourself to have these special dishes will derail your health goals. ... more
  • Healthy Ways To Fill Up With Fiber
    Healthy Ways To Fill Up With Fiber
    Boost your daily intake with these tips. more

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