Eating Habits

Our eating habits are important factors in overall health and well being. The types and amounts of food we consume vary significantly from person to person, and individuals often have very different nutritional needs. Finding the right balance of nutrients for your body — and working toward consuming that balance through <a href="greatist.com/appetite-control/">appetite control</a> — is an important step in maintaining a healthy diet. For more on eating habits, including tips on how to learn what works best for you, check out the articles below:

Little changes can really add up to big results. Check out these 89 easy ways to tweak your daily routine and get healthier and fitter fast!

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Ready to make 2014 your best year ever? Check out our 100 science-backed, actionable tips to help you accomplish your goals this year.
Can a bra that monitors the wearer’s stress levels teach us how to avoid eating our feelings? Microsoft believes it can.
For those who believe impulse eating leads to poor nutritional habits, think again. A new study finds that trouble actually arises when we take the time to consider our food choices — in the form of excuses for why that pumpkin pie is A-okay.
For many students heading off to college this fall, the myth of freshman weight gain can be downright terrifying. Is the “Freshman 15” a legit cause for concern, or just an urban myth?
New research suggests mildly depressed people have a harder time distinguishing the taste of fat, meaning they might be more likely to opt for high-fat foods. It’s another example of how our feelings affect our eating habits and our health.

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Little changes can really add up to big results. Check out these 89 easy ways to tweak your daily routine and get healthier and fitter fast!

Stay away from carbs, or opt out of protein shakes? According to new research, when it comes to gaining body fat, calories may matter more than the type of food.

We’ve been there: The mind is telling us no, but the body is saying “Yes! Eat that second plate of cake!” But what’s really the cause of overeating?

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Ready to make 2014 your best year ever? Check out our 100 science-backed, actionable tips to help you accomplish your goals this year.

Kelly Fitzpatrick reflects on the second week of the Greatist Challenge.

We go hands-on with the app to break bad habits and set new, good ones. Read on for the details of our one-week trial.

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