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Posts tagged "healthy eating" within Fit Life

Mom’s Eating Habits May Play a Role in a Child’s Risk of Obesity

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Are you struggling to get your child to eat more healthfully? Is a picky eater making mealtime miserable? The answer could be closer than you think: A new study suggests that a mother’s eating habits and attitudes toward food could be the key to creating healthy eaters.

Is There Psychology Behind Healthy Eating?

By Michael Mantell on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Food is meant to be a source of fuel and nourishment for our bodies, but today it has become a coping mechanism to deal with negative thoughts or feelings. Food companies have capitalized on our emotional connection with food by creating misleading labels and special offers, making food shopping and consumption confusing and overwhelming. In this article Dr. Michael Mantell gives tips on how to regain control and recognize emotional triggers by establishing psychologically healthy eating habits.

What are 5 foods that people think are healthy (but aren’t)? Any healthy alternatives for them?

By Jessica Matthews on Thursday, March 15, 2012

There are a lot of food options out there and many of them hide under a guise of being healthy. It can definitely get confusing! We decided to take the guesswork out of healthy eating by asking registered dietitians and nutrition experts to weigh in. They told us which foods aren't as healthy as we may think and even better, healthy swaps for them.

What's in a registered dietitian's pantry?

By Gina Crome on Wednesday, February 08, 2012

If you’ve ever wondered what foods you might find in a registered dietitian’s pantry, now’s your chance to find out. Gina Crome, R.D., shares how she stocks her pantry — from breakfast foods all the way to desserts — to maintain her 172-pound weight loss! By stocking your pantry like a registered dietitian, you too can learn how to eat healthier and maintain your weight — all without losing flavor.

Should I eat more (or less) soy?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Many people trying to cut unhealthy animal fats and proteins from their diets have longed turned to soy products. And recognition that soy-loving Japan saw lower incidences of breast and prostate cancer, hot flashes, and heart disease fueled American interest in soy as a possible mediator of good health. But controversy has surrounded the food — get the facts on if you should be eating more or less of it.

What can working with a registered dietitian do for me?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Planning to kick start your weight loss efforts? Striving to boost your sports performance? Needing to change your diet for health reasons? Or, just looking for an individualized eating plan to help optimize health? Whatever your unique situation, a registered dietitian (RD) may help you increase the enjoyment and success of a dietary overhaul.