The Healthy Weigh

The Incredible Edible Egg

By Alyssa Baird, Dietetic Intern at Meredith College

Have you ever heard to avoid the yolk of an egg due to the cholesterol content? The delicious yellow middle of an egg we have been told to avoid may not be so bad after all. 

Making Halloween Less Scary

5 tips for Happy and Healthy Halloween

By Lacey Anderson, Dietetic Intern from Meredith College

Dairy Milk vs Almond Milk: Which is Better?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern

More and more people are ditching cow’s milk for the milk alternatives, especially almond milk because it has been marketed as being healthier and low in carbohydrates. While almond milk is lower in carbohydrates than cow’s milk, it also differs in value of other nutrients. Let’s take a look:

Strength vs. Cardio

Strength vs. Cardio

 

Written By Steve Risi - Exercise Physiologist

4 “Healthy” Buzzwords to Avoid While Grocery Shopping

Ever wondered if the labels on packaging actually mean what they say? Do you ever get confused on whether or not you need to spend the extra cash on products because they claim to be healthy? It’s easy to get caught up in misleading labels - take a look at these 4 common examples.

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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...
A little over a month ago, three staff members spread the word about the Duke Diet and Fitness Center to the obesity medicine practitioners attending Obesity Medicine Association’s Overcoming Obesity conference in Washington, DC. Attending the conference...
Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern Gluten has become a hot topic in nutrition, but how many of us actually know what it is or why we are avoiding it?Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. This means it is also in related...

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The Incredible Edible Egg

By Alyssa Baird, Dietetic Intern at Meredith College

Have you ever heard to avoid the yolk of an egg due to the cholesterol content? The delicious yellow middle of an egg we have been told to avoid may not be so bad after all. 

Making Halloween Less Scary

5 tips for Happy and Healthy Halloween

By Lacey Anderson, Dietetic Intern from Meredith College

Dairy Milk vs Almond Milk: Which is Better?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern

More and more people are ditching cow’s milk for the milk alternatives, especially almond milk because it has been marketed as being healthier and low in carbohydrates. While almond milk is lower in carbohydrates than cow’s milk, it also differs in value of other nutrients. Let’s take a look:

Strength vs. Cardio

Strength vs. Cardio

 

Written By Steve Risi - Exercise Physiologist

4 “Healthy” Buzzwords to Avoid While Grocery Shopping

Ever wondered if the labels on packaging actually mean what they say? Do you ever get confused on whether or not you need to spend the extra cash on products because they claim to be healthy? It’s easy to get caught up in misleading labels - take a look at these 4 common examples.

4-healthy-buzzwords-to-avoid-while-grocery-shopping

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