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Ask the nutritionist: “How can I best avoid food cravings?”

Our expert answers how you can avoid food cravings. (Hint: Don’t.)
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Ask the nutritionist: “I skip meals sometimes because my schedule is so busy. Is...

A nutritionist discusses what happens to your body when you skip meals.
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Ask the nutritionist: “I keep hearing a lot about how eating meat often is...

—Fabian A., Ventura College, CaliforniaAs a dietitian, I often field questions asking whether certain foods are “good” or “bad.” I’m going to challenge you to move beyond these labels because eating is complex, and...
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Ask the nutritionist: “How do you manage a healthy diet when you’re constantly busy?”

—Laura T., University of New Brunswick, Fredericton and Saint John, Canada Eating well can feel stressful when juggling multiple priorities like studying, socializing, work, extracurricular activities, and family. The key is making nourishment a way...
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Ask the nutritionist: What’s the difference between good carbs and bad carbs?

“What’s the difference between good carbs and bad carbs?”—Briana U., California State University, NorthridgeCarbohydrates, or carbs, are a class of macronutrients (nutrients that we need a lot of) that serve as the body’s primary...