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Nutrition labels lead to healthier eating in teens, study finds
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Nutrition labels lead to healthier eating in teens, study finds

In a recent study published in Nutrients, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Austin explored how nutrition labels affect eating behaviors among middle-school and high-school students in Texas. Study: Using the Nutrition Facts Label to Make Food Choices Is Associated with Healthier Eating among […]

Ultra-processed food could be healthier than we think
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Ultra-processed food could be healthier than we think

Sign up for a full digest of all the best opinions of the week in our Voices Dispatches email Sign up to our free weekly Voices newsletter People who rule out foods based on if they are ultra-processed could potentially be denying themselves some healthier food options, a new study suggests. While ultra-processed foods tend […]

Healthier fast food options from Tim Hortons, Starbucks and more for when you’re on the go
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Healthier fast food options from Tim Hortons, Starbucks and more for when you’re on the go

Open this photo in gallery: Like it or not, fast food can be a convenient solution for a quick meal (or snack) on-the-go.Martin Dimitrov/iStockPhoto / Getty Images Usually, my recommendations for healthy eating include planning meals in advance, cooking most of your food and relying less on highly processed items. That’s all good until busy, […]

How To Eat Healthier This Year (Without Dieting)
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How To Eat Healthier This Year (Without Dieting)

From rotating diet fads to misconceptions about how to eat healthier to achieve impossible body goals, numerous factors make nutrition seem complicated (and maybe even impossible), but healthy eating shouldn’t be so confusing. Rest assured, there is no miracle diet. There is no one method or magical list of guidelines to automatically get us all […]

Are Low-Fat Dairy Products Really Healthier Than Full-Fat?
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Are Low-Fat Dairy Products Really Healthier Than Full-Fat?

Scan the dairy case of any grocery store, and you’ll find rows upon rows of products with varying levels of fat. Nonfat, low-fat, whole: What’s the healthiest option? If you consult the U.S. dietary guidelines or health authorities like the American Heart Association or the World Health Organization, the answer is clear: Choose a fat-free […]

Tips for healthier eating over the holidays
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Tips for healthier eating over the holidays

For those living with diabetes, or anyone with healthy eating goals, the holidays can represent a challenging time for managing your diet.  With the holiday season fast-approaching, many of us are filling our calendars with party invitations, and our grocery carts with foods we wouldn’t normally buy. For those living with diabetes, or anyone with […]