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The Healthy Weigh

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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Clarifying Recommendations You Receive About Protein Intake

By Dr. William S. Yancy, Jr., MD, - Program Director at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center

 

Have you ever been told to eat more protein when trying to lose weight because protein is satiating? Or that you should eat more protein because it helps prevent muscle loss when you are losing weight? On the other hand, have you ever been told NOT to eat too much protein because it taxes your kidneys?

 

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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...
By Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhDBehavioral Health DirectorWith 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 loved ones how much they mean to you.  How about you ditch...
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...

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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

Clarifying Recommendations You Receive About Protein Intake

By Dr. William S. Yancy, Jr., MD, - Program Director at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center

 

Have you ever been told to eat more protein when trying to lose weight because protein is satiating? Or that you should eat more protein because it helps prevent muscle loss when you are losing weight? On the other hand, have you ever been told NOT to eat too much protein because it taxes your kidneys?

 

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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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