• Healthy Eating

    Dry January: The Benefits of an Alcohol-Free Month

    Monday, December 28, 2020 Written by

    Editor’s note: Dry January is not a substitute for treatment for substance use disorder. Help is available for you or a loved one. This year alcohol use increased sharply. Adults reported drinking more days of the month and more each time. When done in moderation, it tends to be fine, but the excess of it […]

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    Tips for Breaking Your Sugar Habit

    Thursday, December 24, 2020 Written by

    Editor’s note: It’s not necessary to eliminate all added sugars–and attempting to do so can spark obsessive behaviors and disordered eating. Most people eat too much refined sugar-whether it comes from sweet coffee drinks each morning, the treats consumed for an afternoon pick-me-up, or hidden in processed foods. On average, Americans consume 3 times more […]

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    How to Eat Your Veggies When You Hate Veggies

    Sunday, November 15, 2020 Written by

    If you’re like me, the vegetables of your childhood were picked from a bag in the back of the freezer, dumped in a microwave-safe bowl with a splash of water and heated for two minutes. They were served blandly with the texture of something that spent a year in a freezer. In short, I grew […]