5 Connections Between Sleep And Weight: Sleep Apnea Part 2

Written by Dr. William Yancy
In the previous entry, I described sleep apnea and discussed its risk factors. If you already know you have sleep apnea, there are several strategies to help you sleep more soundly and therefore feel more refreshed during the day.

Discretionary Delights: 5 Easy Desserts for 100 Calories!

Written and created by Leanne Cantrell, Dietetic Intern at UNC-Greensboro.
  
The BASICS of Discretionary Delights:
•    Budgeting for discretionary calories, gives you flexibility to eat foods and beverages with added fats, sugars, alcohol, or an extra quantity of a favorite food
•    Available only if recommended nutrient intake is met without using your full calorie allotment for the day
•    You need to PLAN your meals if you want to leave room for discretionary calories

Modern Recipes for Ancient Grains

Written by Leanne Cantrell, Dietetic Intern at UNC-Greensboro.
 What is an ancient grain? Ancient grains are largely unchanged over the last several hundred or even thousands of years. They should be eaten in their WHOLE grain form (bran, germ, and endosperm) whether in whole grain food form or flour.  Examples include:

 

5 Connections Between Sleep And Weight: Sleep Apnea

Written by Dr. William Yancy
The connection between sleep, or more accurately limited sleep, and weight gain is garnering more attention from physicians and scientists. In a series of excerpts, I discuss 5 important and interesting topics regarding this relationship.

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