Behavior Change/Health Coaching
Changing eating behavior is really hard. It’s not just one decision in the beginning; it’s continual decisions about how and what to eat each time we come to a meal.
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University tested two strategies for how to get kids to eat more vegetables and fruit.
One of the best steps one can take towards healthier eating is to prepare home-cooked meals more—and this research backs it up.
Eating slowly and chewing thoroughly could be recommended as eating strategies towards helping with weight management efforts.
Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the 2022 theme for National Nutrition Month is “Celebrate a World of Flavors.” Using a “small steps” coaching structure, the Academy is rolling out just a few tips to practice each week with supportive information and resources.
Older women, dining alone were 2.58 times more likely to have angina, a symptom of coronary artery disease.
Researchers have added to the weight of evidence that there is a connection between nicotine withdrawal and poor eating habits.
Behavior change theories are used to explain what drives a person to make a change and keep at it. Five key variables—person, condition, treatment, relationship with the healthcare provider, and environment—seem to play the greatest roles in determining whether a person will follow through on a nutrition or coaching recommendation. How can fitness professionals use these keys to help clients?
Getting enough sleep is critical to performing our best. Now, a new study shows one more reason to prioritize it: sleep improves diet.
Researchers say these three changes can help Americans reduce the carbon footprint of their food purchases—without big dietary changes.
Len Kravitz, PhD, program coordinator and professor of exercise science, offers tips to cut calories with small changes and substitutions.
Here’s a look at how eating habits have changed, what we can expect moving forward, and how we can support our health.
Mindfullness brings with it a plethora of health benefits. It’s a real treat! But can it help families when it comes to the influx of Halloween candy we all this time of year? Here are some tricks to help.
Is there a link between smartphones and poor eating habits? Teens who spend more than 2 hours/day on their phones are less likely to eat fruits and veggies.
Researchers found that people who frequently ate takeout food or meals prepared outside their home increased their risk of early mortality.
In today’s fast-paced world, many are guilty of eating fast. But failing to slow down could be one reason why Americans are gaining weight.
Another strike against social media influence: Researchers found that time spent on social media increases alcohol consumption in youth.
A connection exists between chronotype and diet. If you fall into the evening category, your preference may not bode well for your diet.
Pent-up angst could be another reason why so many people eat poorly, providing more proof that we should treat stress to eat better.
Stuffing in food while doing something perceptually demanding makes it more difficult to notice fullness, potentially leading to overeating.