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Ask the nutritionist: “I keep hearing a lot about how eating meat often is...

—Fabian A., Ventura College, CaliforniaAs a dietitian, I often field questions asking whether certain foods are “good” or “bad.” I’m going to challenge you to move beyond these labels because eating is complex, and...
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6 strategies to make healthy eating easier

Rate this article and enter to winDespite all the headlines about the latest trendy diet clogging up your news feed, experts say diets don’t actually work. “Diets are not only unsustainable—any diet you go...
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Ask the nutritionist: “How do you manage a healthy diet when you’re constantly busy?”

—Laura T., University of New Brunswick, Fredericton and Saint John, Canada Eating well can feel stressful when juggling multiple priorities like studying, socializing, work, extracurricular activities, and family. The key is making nourishment a way...
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Trending diets: What they are, why they don’t always work, and what to try...

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to making healthy food choices, it can be hard to know which way is up. Trendy diets that sound way too weird or way too...
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UCookbook: The busy student’s soup

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MyPlate at KU

MyPlate at KUDid you know KU Dining’s menu options fit into a MyPlate meal pattern?Dairy: 3 cups/dayFruits: 2 cups/dayGrains: 6-11 one oz. servings/dayVegetables: 2.5 cups/dayProtein: 5.5 oz./dayChooseMyPlate.govFocus on the new dietary USDA guideline recommendations...
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How to eat what you love & love what you eat

Rate this article and enter to winEating should be easy, shouldn’t it? It should work like this: We get hungry, we eat what feels good for us, and we’re all set. But in reality,...
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Mind & body: A broader look at disordered eating

Rate this article and enter to winIn how many ways can eating be disordered? Anorexia and bulimia are familiar terms, and you might have heard of binge eating disorder. What about orthorexia, rumination disorder,...
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Too much, too little: Recognizing disordered eating habits

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, students are typically faced with many challenges, some rewarding, and others that give new meaning to the word “stress.” There are many productive ways to deal...