Chew on This

Chew on This

Sedentary behavior can trigger desire for high-calorie foods

Clients often tell me that once they start exercising, healthier eating follows with less effort. I assumed this was due to self-talk such as “I’m not going to mess up my great exercise regimen with unhealthy foods.” But a recent study in Obesity Biology and Integrated Physiology (March 2018) provided new food for thought.

About Sheah Rarback

Sheah Rarback

@SheahRarback

Sheah Rarback, a registered dietitian, is on the faculty of the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami. She answers your questions about nutrition.

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Cuba’s national assembly receives proposed reform of 1976 constitution

The Cuban government is proposing to eliminate the word “Communism” from the constitution and cap the starting age of presidents to 60. Same-sex marriages also would be allowed. (Spanish)