The Healthy Weigh

10 Ways to Drink More Water

Can’t seem to drink enough water? Are you busy and forget to drink enough throughout the day? Is drinking water ‘not your thing’?

Sugar Warning Labels Could Cause Food Companies to Make Healthier Food

My name is Lauren Benning, and I am a medical student conducting research at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center (DFC) to monitor the outcomes of the residential style weight loss program. I authored a policy concerning the labeling of packaged food items that was adopted by the American Medical Association (AMA), the foremost group of organized physicians in the United States. Dr. William Yancy, the Director of the Duke Diet and Fitness Center, asked me to write up this post explaining how changing front package food labels relates to obesity as a public health concern.

Is it really JUST the turkey that makes me sleepy on Thanksgiving?

At my family’s Thanksgiving meal there are three rules.  One - don’t stop eating. Two - take a bite and pretend to like your Aunt’s new favorite vegan dish. Three - mark your territory on the couch for your inevitable post meal coma nap.

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway: How to Stay Motivated During the Winter Season

By: Duke Diet and Fitness Intern- Marie Peaslee

Occasionally, staying motivated to exercise is challenging, especially during the holiday months. We often discover that it is difficult to find the time.  When we have the free time, we tend to sit on the couch and have a Netflix binge instead of exercising. Although this can be a daily struggle, we usually can find the time during the warmer seasons to exercise. However, the winter months keep us inside, in our pajamas, with hot chocolate, and movie marathons. How do we combat the extra cozy with the exercise?

Making Meals Mindful

An Overview of Mindful Eating

 What exactly is mindful eating?

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Can’t seem to drink enough water? Are you busy and forget to drink enough throughout the day? Is drinking water ‘not your thing’?Drinking adequate water throughout the day can be challenging even though we all know it’s important. Everyone needs...
My name is Lauren Benning, and I am a medical student conducting research at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center (DFC) to monitor the outcomes of the residential style weight loss program. I authored a policy concerning the labeling of packaged food items...
At my family’s Thanksgiving meal there are three rules.  One - don’t stop eating. Two - take a bite and pretend to like your Aunt’s new favorite vegan dish. Three - mark your territory on the couch for your inevitable post meal coma nap.Growing...
By: Duke Diet and Fitness Intern- Marie PeasleeOccasionally, staying motivated to exercise is challenging, especially during the holiday months. We often discover that it is difficult to find the time.  When we have the free time, we tend to sit...
An Overview of Mindful Eating What exactly is mindful eating?Mindful eating creates a state of mind where you concentrate on being present and fully experiencing the current moment of eating. This includes focusing on all of the sensations of your...

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10 Ways to Drink More Water

Can’t seem to drink enough water? Are you busy and forget to drink enough throughout the day? Is drinking water ‘not your thing’?

Sugar Warning Labels Could Cause Food Companies to Make Healthier Food

My name is Lauren Benning, and I am a medical student conducting research at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center (DFC) to monitor the outcomes of the residential style weight loss program. I authored a policy concerning the labeling of packaged food items that was adopted by the American Medical Association (AMA), the foremost group of organized physicians in the United States. Dr. William Yancy, the Director of the Duke Diet and Fitness Center, asked me to write up this post explaining how changing front package food labels relates to obesity as a public health concern.

Is it really JUST the turkey that makes me sleepy on Thanksgiving?

At my family’s Thanksgiving meal there are three rules.  One - don’t stop eating. Two - take a bite and pretend to like your Aunt’s new favorite vegan dish. Three - mark your territory on the couch for your inevitable post meal coma nap.

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway: How to Stay Motivated During the Winter Season

By: Duke Diet and Fitness Intern- Marie Peaslee

Occasionally, staying motivated to exercise is challenging, especially during the holiday months. We often discover that it is difficult to find the time.  When we have the free time, we tend to sit on the couch and have a Netflix binge instead of exercising. Although this can be a daily struggle, we usually can find the time during the warmer seasons to exercise. However, the winter months keep us inside, in our pajamas, with hot chocolate, and movie marathons. How do we combat the extra cozy with the exercise?

Making Meals Mindful

An Overview of Mindful Eating

 What exactly is mindful eating?

Pages

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