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Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition’

The Rise of Eating Disorders During the Pandemic

Living with the symptoms of an eating disorder is tough at any time. And the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made the challenge even greater for many people. “According to the National Eating Disorders Association, hotline calls related to eating disorders are up 70-80% in the last several months,” says Michelle Pearlman, M.D., a gastroenterologist at…

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Planning Keto-Friendly Meals

One of the biggest challenges of the keto diet is changing the traditional approach to meals. With a few tips and tricks, you can still eat the foods you love in a keto-friendly fashion. The ketogenic diet has certainly turned many heads in recent years for its ability to help people shed pounds with a…

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Picky Eaters at Your Table? You Can Handle This

Do you have a picky eater kid in your family  – or maybe more than one? A new study suggests a different approach to how you could handle the problem. Picky eating — for centuries, it has been a common trait among children, and a common worry among parents. In fact, entire books have been…

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Are These Leftovers Still Safe to Eat?

By Michelle Pearlman, M.D. Board-certified gastroenterologist   These days, most of us are cooking at home and enjoying restaurant takeout and delivery more often. You and your family might be wondering, are leftovers still safe to eat? When should you throw them away? Should you freeze them or store them in the fridge? Eating food…

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Grocery Shopping Tips for Diabetics

By Maddison Saalinger, registered dietitian & Shelley Nicholls, certified diabetes care and education specialist, nurse practitioner Diabetes Research Institute   Grocery shopping during a pandemic can be daunting – especially for people with diabetes. Here are some tips to get you in and out of the store quickly, while still making healthy choices. Organize your…

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