I’m a Registered Dietitian working mainly with weight management clients.

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Experiments, theories, and fun facts about the relationship between dish size and portion size.

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There are a lot of studies that talk about the health benefits of breakfast. But some of them require a closer look. They don’t necessarily show that breakfast causes good health.

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Scientists think that genetically engineered gut bacteria could help fight obesity.

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When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out. (4:52 min.)

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Research shows that missing sleep has many negative effects, including decreased concentration and memory, depression, irritability, and even weight gain.

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Too many carbohydrates can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes. But what are carbs, exactly? And what do they do to our bodies? (5:10 min.)

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An imbalance in levels of leptin and insulin can promote both gluttony (excessive eating and drinking) and sloth (laziness).

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Obesity is one of the major health issues facing humanity today. Its causes lie both in our genes and our environment.

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