Articles Tagged: healthy eating

MyPlate

A well-balanced diet includes all of the food groups. These food groups are vegetables, fruits, dairy, protein, grains, and fats. MyPlate is a tool that can help you choose healthy … read more

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Freshman 15

The “Freshman 15” is the myth that college students will gain fifteen pounds during their first year at school. Truthfully, some students will gain weight (on average, between 3 and … read more

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How do I keep my body strong?

Great question! You can keep your body strong by eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep. Strength training is another way to become stronger, lessen the chance of … read more

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Fruit

You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables) is good for you, but why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of … read more

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Overweight and Obesity

If your health care provider (HCP) told you that your weight or BMI falls in the “overweight” or “obese” range you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. It is … read more

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