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Smart Nutrition: Sleep, Hunger and Weight Control

Nov 20, 2020

Poor sleep can trigger unhealthful food cravings.
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Now, it's another edition of Smart Nutrition, with our good friend Monica Reinagel — a licensed nutritionist and host of the Nutrition Diva podcast, one of the most popular health and fitness podcasts on the Web.  Monica is the author of several books, including Nutrition Diva’s Secrets for a Healthy Diet. She's also the co-host of a new podcast launched in March called Change Academy, which focuses on the science of behavior change…  

We are also joined today by Dr. Jade Wu. She’s a sleep psychologist and researcher at Duke University, and the host of the Savvy Psychologist podcast.  Today, Dr. Wu brings her expertise to a discussion of one of the challenges many people are facing during this pandemic: disruptions to their normal work, play and sleep schedules. As we hear, inadequate sleep can make it harder to maintain a healthful diet, and that can make it harder to keep the pounds off.

Dr. Jade Wu is a sleep psychologist at Duke University. Monica Reinagel is a nutritionist who podcasts as the Nutrition Diva.
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Dr. Jade Wu and Monica Reinagel join us today on Zoom.