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The Healthy Weigh Blog

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How to talk to your partner about weight loss

The Valentine Weight Loss Vows: How to Talk to Your Spouse About Weight

By Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhD - Behavioral Health Director

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner you may be struggling to come up with creative ideas of how to show your partner and other...

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10 Ways to Drink More Water

By Abigail Meyer, Dietetic Intern with North Carolina Central University and Duke Diet and Fitness Center

Can’t seem to drink enough water? Are you busy and forget to drink enough throughout...

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...

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 ...

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...

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We sat down with Roland Beauchaine, a graduate of the Optifast® program, to talk about his experience with the full meal replacement program offered at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center.   Roland lost 61.7 lbs., or 23% of his body weight over...
By Jared Rosenberg, Exercise Physiologist, Duke Diet and Fitness CenterFor many, strength training is the best and favorite form of exercise - full stop! When done correctly, the many vast benefits greatly outweigh the scarce risk. Due to this, many people...
By Alyssa King, Dietetic Intern with Meredith College and Duke Diet & Fitness CenterYou may have heard that the Mediterranean Diet was named the best diet for 2019. Every year, health experts with U.S. News evaluate and rank various diets that are...
The nutrition label you are used to seeing is more than 20 years old - so it is certainly time for an update! In an effort to give consumers the information they need to make more informed decisions on the food they purchase and consume, the FDA has decided...
By Abigail Meyer, Dietetic Intern, North Carolina Central University and Duke Diet & Fitness CenterThose cookies in the break room sure look tempting, don’t they? And those potato chips in the vending machine are so conveniently located right down...

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How to talk to your partner about weight loss

The Valentine Weight Loss Vows: How to Talk to Your Spouse About Weight

By Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhD - Behavioral Health Director

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner you may be struggling to come up with creative ideas of how to show your partner and other...

Graphic of Water Bottles

10 Ways to Drink More Water

By Abigail Meyer, Dietetic Intern with North Carolina Central University and Duke Diet and Fitness Center

Can’t seem to drink enough water? Are you busy and forget to drink enough throughout...

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...

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 ...

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...

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Take the First Step.

Whether you have questions about the Duke Diet and Fitness Center or are ready to take the next step into lifelong wellness, we’d love to hear from you. Call us at 800-235-3853 or fill out the below form. One of our team members will be in touch with you shortly to answer your questions or get you started. 
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