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Feb 8, 2019

Is There Fat in Fruits and Nuts, and How Much?

While most people associate fat with junk food, many “healthy” foods contain fats as well – including fruits and nuts. 

Jun 15, 2017

Small Changes Yield Big Results

Real-time, online weight management program addresses what’s arguably the biggest public health issue today: overweight and obesity. 

Jun 10, 2015

NC State Farmers Market Returns

The weekly farmers market organized by NC State students sets up shop on Hillsborough Street. Find farm-fresh fare every Wednesday. 

May 2, 2014

Why Parents Are Told to Give Babies Unseasoned Food – One Type of Food at a Time

Note: This post is part of an ongoing series in which we try to answer questions about the science behind food – from farm to fork. If you have a food-related question, please let me know at Why is the conventional wisdom in the West to start babies out on bland, unseasoned, single foods,… 

Apr 30, 2014

What We Know (and Don’t Know) About Vitamins, Diet and Health

Here’s the short version: your kid probably doesn’t need a daily vitamin, and there is no magic ingredient in food that will keep you healthy. When I told folks that I was going to start writing a series of posts that addressed scientific questions about food, I was inundated with questions people wanted me to… 

Dec 6, 2012

7 Ways to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

NC State dietitian Lisa Eberhart offers tips on staying healthy over the festive season. 

Mar 31, 2011

The Examined Life

Nutrition Professor Sarah Ash, NC State's winner of a Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, drives her students to get personally involved with issues such as hunger. 

Jan 6, 2011

A Fresh Start

Here are three convenient ways to help yourself to a better relationship with food in 2011, all offered right here on campus. 

Jan 21, 2010

Healthy New Year

Boost your chances of keeping your New Year's resolutions by taking advantage of expert advice and nutrition information tailored for NC State employees.