The Healthy Weigh

4 Ways To Mentally Deal With Weight Loss Setbacks

By Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhD, Behavioral Health Director, Duke Diet and Fitness Center

6 Principles of Eating Healthy on The Road

By Lillian McWilliams, Dietetic Intern at Duke University

Sitting in the car for hours on end presents perfect situations for boredom to convince us we are hungry even when we’re not. For most of us, snacking on crunchy foods is a way to stay entertained, alert and distracted from the highway or traffic that seems to never end. However, we know that sitting in a car all day means fewer calories burned. So how do we combat this?

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese & Herbs

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese & Herbs Recipe

Servings: 7

Serving Size: ½ cup

  

Fiber and its Benefits for Lowering Cholesterol

Fiber is our friend in several different ways. Consuming fiber helps to keep the colon moving so it is clearing waste out of the body. This keeps your bowels regular but also helps prevent hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that can become infected) and colon cancer. Fiber also can help to lower cholesterol. Here’s a review of some sources of fiber and what they can do to lower cholesterol to healthier levels in the body.

 What is fiber

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By Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhD, Behavioral Health Director, Duke Diet and Fitness CenterWeight loss is not a one-time event; it is a process filled with ups and downs on the scale and bumps in the road. In fact, even with a great support team, your weight loss...
By Lillian McWilliams, Dietetic Intern at Duke UniversitySitting in the car for hours on end presents perfect situations for boredom to convince us we are hungry even when we’re not. For most of us, snacking on crunchy foods is a way to stay entertained,...
Servings: 7Serving Size: ½ cup  Ingredients2.25 pounds whole beets (measured raw, before peeling & trimming but without greens attached)2 teaspoons olive oil1/8 teaspoon salt1 ounce crumbled goat cheese1 ounce chopped pecans½ teaspoon...
By: Iesha King, MS, RCEP The summer months can be a lot fun but they can also be brutal on our cardiopulmonary (cardiac + pulmonary) systems. The cardiopulmonary system plays an essential role in the temperature regulation of our bodies. Throughout...
Fiber is our friend in several different ways. Consuming fiber helps to keep the colon moving so it is clearing waste out of the body. This keeps your bowels regular but also helps prevent hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that can become infected)...

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4 Ways To Mentally Deal With Weight Loss Setbacks

By Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhD, Behavioral Health Director, Duke Diet and Fitness Center

6 Principles of Eating Healthy on The Road

By Lillian McWilliams, Dietetic Intern at Duke University

Sitting in the car for hours on end presents perfect situations for boredom to convince us we are hungry even when we’re not. For most of us, snacking on crunchy foods is a way to stay entertained, alert and distracted from the highway or traffic that seems to never end. However, we know that sitting in a car all day means fewer calories burned. So how do we combat this?

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese & Herbs

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese & Herbs Recipe

Servings: 7

Serving Size: ½ cup

  

Fiber and its Benefits for Lowering Cholesterol

Fiber is our friend in several different ways. Consuming fiber helps to keep the colon moving so it is clearing waste out of the body. This keeps your bowels regular but also helps prevent hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that can become infected) and colon cancer. Fiber also can help to lower cholesterol. Here’s a review of some sources of fiber and what they can do to lower cholesterol to healthier levels in the body.

 What is fiber

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