More TV Watching Links to More Sugary Drinks for Teens, Study Suggests

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The longer a teenager plops down to watch television the more likely it is that teen will be drinking more sugary sodas or energy drinks at some point throughout the day, a new study suggests. Each hour per day of watching TV and using other electronic devices increases the risk of exceeding the recommended daily intake of added sugars, placing that teen at risk of having overweight and obesity.

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Bring Nutrition Education to Your Community

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A farm-to-table nutrition education event called Harvest of Hope brought a community together to share the importance of local, seasonal foods. You can too! In this three-part series, we share information on how seasonal, local plant foods within a nutrition education community event can help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.

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After Breast Cancer: Challenges of Creating a “New Normal”

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I was delighted to deliver the keynote presentation and lead an interactive session at an event that aimed to raise awareness about diet and lifestyle among breast cancer survivors. The event was focused on some of the unique challenges that breast cancer survivors face when it comes to changing eating habits following their cancer diagnosis.

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