Our Favorite Finds: March 2016

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As a National initiative created to encourage individuals to talk to their doctor about their weight, the Your Weight Matters Campaign strives to provide you with the right information about your weight and health. To do so, we search for new innovations, information and articles to share with you, so you know you’re getting the facts. Check out some of our favorite finds this month to learn new nutrition tips, findings in the exercise field and more:

What Nutritionists Eat For Breakfast When They Have No Time (Everyday Health)

Are you always finding yourself rushing out the door in the morning on your way to work? You know eating breakfast is important, but it becomes an after thought when you’re trying to get to the office on time. This article from Everyday Health gives advice from nutrition experts themselves on what they make for breakfast when they’re in a hurry — and they’re simple steps that you can apply as well.

8 Great Food Documentaries (Berkeley Wellness)

If you’re looking to learn more about food and not only how it relates to your weight and health, but also how we connect with it socially and culturally, these documentary recommendations from Berkeley Wellness, an online resource from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, are a great group of documentaries for you to enjoy.

10 Habits That Are Stalling Your Weight-loss (Healthy Dining Finder)

If you’re working towards a weight-loss goal, one of the struggles you may face is with changing your daily habits. Some of these habits may also be what’s holding you back from achieving your goal, and in this article from Healthy Dining Finder, dietitians explain which habits may be hurting you, such as avoiding whole grains, ignoring portion sizes and skipping your fruits and vegetables.

2 Breakfasts May Be Better Than None For School Kids (NPR)

Is your child eating breakfast every morning? A new report in Pediatric Obesity outlined a study that found students who ate two breakfasts gained no more weight than other students, but students who didn’t eat breakfast at all had an obesity risk that was almost double that of their peers.

Chocolate Can Boost Your Workout. Really. (New York Times Well Blog)

A new study found that adding dark chocolate to your diet may help improve your performance in your exercise routine, according to this article from the New York Times Well Blog. Dark Chocolate has been found to have other health benefits, but remember to consume this tasty treat in moderation!

The Water Diet: Can You Lose Weight Just by Drinking More Water? (The Atlantic)

We hear often weight-loss advice that encourage people to drink more water, but could you lose weight just by drinking more of it? A new study is suggesting that by drinking more water, you could end up eating fewer calories in the long run.

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