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Mindful Methods to Curb Holiday Over Indulgence

November 21st, 2018

By Meg van Staveren, MPH, RD Tis' the season for holiday events! There are lights, laughter, music, and the clinking of dishware and utensils. Let us not forget the aromas of savory and sweet favorites like stuffed turkey, ham, sweet potatoes, casseroles, cakes, cookies, and pies! The joy we experience celebrating with friends, family, and coworkers is often followed by the agony of feeling ...

Setting Your New Year’s Intentions

December 27th, 2017

By Jocelyn Weiss, PhD, MPH With the approaching New Year comes the customary setting of resolutions to eat better, move more, and lose weight. Though, we all know how that usually goes... the gym is packed for all of January, but then most of us lose steam. Our fervor to keep our resolutions fades with the busyness and competing ...

7 Tips for Staying Active Over the Holidays

November 15th, 2017

It can seem impossible to eat healthily and exercise during the holiday season. Although most Americans gain only 1-2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, some can gain 5-7 pounds . Even if only a few pounds are added yearly, they can impact our short- and long-term health and well-being. One of ...

Sustainability: Tips for Food Storage

October 25th, 2017

By Erin Gunter, MS As a continuation from last week’s blog post, I would like to share some additional tips from Corporate Chef Cate Smith about food storage and optimum shelf life. The next time you are getting ready to head out to the store or farmers market, or you are rearranging items in the refrigerator, consider ...

Sustainability: Tips for Shopping Smarter

October 18th, 2017

By Erin Gunter, MS and Rachel Kuliani, MPH, CHES In September, Duke Integrative Medicine hosted a Lunch & Learn session for its employees and invited Corporate Chef Cate Smith to speak about sustainability as it relates to food consumption. At the beginning of her talk, she outlined numerous facts about food waste:

  • 1/3 of food
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Mindful Eating Exercise

August 23rd, 2017

By Linda Smith, PA, MS Description of Mindful Eating How many of us have had the experience of eating an entire bag of chips or a pint of ice cream without even realizing it? When this happens, most (if not all) of us notice and appreciate the full taste of our first few bites, but can hardly remember ...

Changing From Within: Learn to Break the Cycle of Unhealthy Eating Habits

August 16th, 2017

By Jocelyn Weiss, PhD, MPH and Meg van Staveren, MPH, RD It’s easy on occasion to eat too much, eat too quickly, eat for comfort, or choose junk food. But for increasing numbers of people, this behavior is the norm, not the exception. Every year millions of Americans vow to lose weight and get healthy but aren’t able to overcome the ...

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