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Experts Have Beef with Study Linking Depression and Vegetarian Diet

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Health experts raise questions about new research that suggests vegans and vegetarians experience depressive episodes twice as often as meat-eaters. Vertikala/Stocksy
  • A new study has found a link between meatless diets and depressive episodes.
  • People who did not eat meat were depressed about two times as often.
  • It was not possible to determine whether this was due to nutritional deficiencies.
  • Nutritionists say certain nutrients may be more difficult to obtain on a meatless diet.
  • However, meatless diets can be nutritionally adequate with good planning.

According to a new study published this month in the Journal of Affective

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The Best Food Gifts to Buy in 2022, Tested by Experts

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EATING SHOULD always be fun, even when you’re in a hurry. There’s simply too much good stuff out there to not have it be a source of joy, whether it’s a specialty pantry item, a favorite snack, or a luxurious tin of caviar.

Gifting food is all the better as the holiday season approaches as we’re often looking for little things―edible things―to spread that cheery feeling. It’s also a time of year we just want to grub a little more. The breezy, carefree days of summer are long gone. It’s time to feed, and feed well.

Food gifting is

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Ask the Experts: Stick to your healthy diet and your budget by following these simple tips

Regional One Health’s clinical nutrition team helps patients improve their diet through small, realistic changes that add up to big improvements.

It’s possible to make those changes even if you’re on a tight budget. Some of their tips include cooking at home, buying healthy ingredients in bulk and keeping portion sizes reasonable.

Eating healthy can feel challenging if you’re on a strict budget – but according to our clinical nutrition team, there are ways to improve your diet that are also good for your bank account.

Regional One Health’s dietitians are sharing tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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The Worst Appetizer You Should NEVER Order At A Restaurant, Experts Say (It Has Over 1,000 Calories!)

There’s no harm in treating yourself to a nice dinner out every week or so, but ordering the wrong foods at a restaurant may seriously disrupt your health. When we cook at home, we can maintain full control of every ingredient that goes into our meals. But at a restaurant, it can be very easy to eat a lot of fattening foods without even realizing it.

And usually, the worst foods we can order tend to be appetizers. Most of us don’t see appetizers as having much potential to be unhealthy because they are usually small portions or shared with

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