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What Are The 10 Main Intuitive Eating Principles?

By Juliet Kuehnle, MS, NCC, LPC What Are The 10 Main Intuitive Eating Principles? The 10 main intuitive eating principles are: 1. Reject the diet mentality. This idea that there’s got to be some diet that will work for you – often with lots of unreasonable rule. 2. Honor your health. 3. Honor your hunger. Keeping your body biologically fed with an adequate intake. …

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UAB professor receives award for malaria prevention study in pregnant women in Cameroon

Jodie Dionne-Odom, M.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Division of Infectious Diseases and chief of Women’s Health Services at UAB’s 1917 Clinic, has been awarded a five-year, $841,000 K23 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health. The award will fund a randomized controlled phase II study …

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Higher Math in Lower Grades: Hurting or Helping Kids?

by Every parent wants to see her child keep up with peers, and these days that means taking algebra in the eighth grade. But sometimes we forget that algebra is a very demanding course, full of sophisticated and abstract ideas. Do students really need to take this higher math course in lower grades, or can it do them more harm than good? …

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