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UA Matters: Juicing and Smoothie Considerations

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg shares things to remember before incorporating a juicing or smoothie regimen as part of your regular dietary intake.

UA Matters: Benefits of Eating Carbohydrates

When eaten strategically in amount and type, carbohydrates can serve as a key player in not only losing weight but maintaining weight loss, says a University of Alabama nutritionist.

UA Matters: Using Mindfulness to Lower Stress

Practicing mindfulness is a simple way to help train the brain to be calmer and less stressed, says the University of Alabama’s Dr. Harriet Myers.

UA Matters: What is Mindfulness, and How Can I Cultivate it?  

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer explains how mindfulness and contemplative practices can improve overall health and well-being.

UA Matters: Effects of Chronic Stress

This is the first of a two-part series on chronic stress and how to lower stress levels. Some side effects of stress, like a headache, can be felt immediately. But too much stress over time can wreak havoc on the body. Some chronic health conditions can be attributed to long-term stress, said The University of Alabama’s […]

UA Matters: Deciphering Label Claims on Food Products

The University of Alabama’s Sheena Quizon Gregg explains what some of the most common food label claims mean to you as a consumer.

UA Matters: Tips for Moms, Dads in Developing Infant Attachment Bonds

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith offers tips to help parents bond with their babies.

UA Matters: Ways to Help Fathers Bond with Baby

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith offers some suggested activities that promote bonding between dads and their babies.

UA Matters: Stages of Parent-Infant Attachment Bonds

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Mary Elizabeth Curtner-Smith discusses the importance of bonding between parents and infants.

UA Matters: Heart Attacks — Different Signs for Men, Women

While men and women share some of the same heart attack symptoms, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Joseph Fritz explains they can also have different symptoms.

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