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Learn New Habits to Break Emotional Eating Patterns

The keys are identifying what triggers your emotional eating and adopting practical strategies to respond more healthfully to it.

You feel stressed out. You are bored. Or you are angry at your spouse. So you walk a short distance to the fridge, swing open the door and look for a solution. Is it the leftover tapioca pudding? A slab of last night’s lasagna? That pint of premium ice cream in the freezer?

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Do You Really Need to Eat Breakfast Every Day?

Use the first meal of the day to kick off a healthy eating pattern.

You have probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In part, this is because some research suggests that eating a daily breakfast may help you to maintain a healthy weight or, if you are overweight, lose some pounds and keep them off.

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Unlocking Nutrients with Oils

Raw orange, red, yellow, and dark green vegetables contain vitamin E and K as well as carotenoids, such as beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A. Mixing a bit of healthy plant oils with your greens helps unlock fat-soluble nutrients. But how much oil do you need to drizzle on your salads to get that benefit?

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Healthy Processed Foods

Many processed foods offer good nutrition and convenience.

Supermarkets contain a large number of processed foods. Consumers frequently get messages in the health media that seem to equate “processed” with “unhealthy,” but the truth is more complex.

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