Easy Steps to Transition to a More Plant-Based Diet

By Briana Ward, Dietetic Intern, Department of Family, Population, & Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine Plant-based foods are becoming more and more popular these days, and for good reason. Plant-based foods are mostly derived from plants, such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes, and grains. Diets containing these foods tend to be higher in fiber,... Continue Reading →

Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat

Processed Snacks: Baked potato chips (Lay’s); dry roasted peanuts (Planters); cheese & peanut butter sandwich crackers (Keebler); Goldfish crackers (Pepperidge Farm); applesauce (Lucky Leaf)Photographs courtesy of Paule Joseph and Shavonne Pocock By Anahad O’Connor May 16, 2019 In recent years, many nutrition experts have linked the obesity epidemic to the spread of ultra-processed foods that are engineered... Continue Reading →

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