nutrition

‘Start Slowly and be Flexible’

Share on PinterestDrew Barrymore shares how she’s learned to incorporate more plant-based foods into her (and her kids) diet. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Variety Actor and talk show host Drew Barrymore remembers her reaction to reading “Eating Animals” — Jonathan Safran Foer’s seminal book that details what it means to eat animals in our modern …

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5 Chia Seeds Benefits You Should Really Know About, Plus the Best Ways to Eat Chia Seeds

In particular, chia seeds are a rich source of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), which, in supplement form, have been associated with increased protein synthesis (ie muscle-building) and reduced muscle breakdown with exercise, according to research published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. So it may be worth tossing some into your …

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Seven Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy This Spring

With the icy patches of winter behind us, it’s time to welcome the bright sun, mild temps and feeling of renewal that is the spring season. What better time than spring to assess and improve on some of our heart-healthy habits and routines. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and …

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How disordered eating is disguised and normalized on college campuses

Whether it be attempting to avoid the “freshman 15” or habitually eating the same foods in dining halls, Marrocco said disordered eating is often viewed as something only women face. However, they said they have noticed male friends around them attempting to adhere to an idealized version of the male body. This phenomenon, which is …

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‘Put these on your grocery list’

Food and mood are so intricately connected that they’ve inspired a new area of ​​brain study: Nutritional psychiatry, which examines how what we eat impacts how we feel. As a dietitian and nutritionist who has researched and experienced this connection firsthand, I find it infinitely fascinating that we can empower ourselves to feel partly — …

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