Behavioral Change

UH OptiWeight Blogger Meghann Featherstun, MS, RD, LD

Halloween Candy Everywhere!
October 30th, 2012

With Halloween around the corner, there will soon be a surplus of high-calorie, low-nutritional-value sweets tempting you everywhere you turn.

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Ads, Ads, Ads
November 23rd, 2012

Are you ready? Just when you’re relieved to be done with election ads, here come the holiday ones!

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Kicking off OptiWeight 2013
January 18th, 2013

We are off to a great start with our OptiWeight I program and we’ll kick off OptiWeight II later this week!

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Wind into Healthier Weekends
February 15th, 2013

This week, many of you commented that the weekends wreak havoc on the lifestyle changes you achieve during the week. This is actually quite common due to the radically different make-up of the weekday vs. weekend routines.

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Food Cravings
February 22nd, 2013

Research shows 97 percent of women and 68 percent of men experience food cravings; typically foods that are calorie-dense, sugary, salty, and fat-filled. Doughnuts, potato chips or chocolate chip cookies, anyone?

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

March 12th, 2013

“I’m frustrated! I’ve been working out, drinking water, eating healthier and the scale barely budges!” Does that sound familiar to you?

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Being Mindful During Meals
April 5th, 2013

You may have noticed new signage and items in UH cafeterias with the Mindful logo. Sodexo is definitely on to something here!

Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD

Behavioral Change: Feeling discouraged? How to Keep a Healthy Outlook
July 12th, 2013

When it comes to weight management, there are many variables that play into a person’s success - genetics, environment, established habits, health conditions, and medications to name a few.

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