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A visit with Chris Hardin, Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

By Jessica Huang
Published: - Topics: health healthy food agriculture diet fast food

Diets Rich in Moderation

Topics: Nutritional Science nutrition

Although Hardin is wary of taking a stance on specific diets, he does recommend food that doesn’t cause blood-sugar spikes and an overall diet characterized by moderation. “Fundamentally, your grandmother was right," he says. “Eat your vegetables, don’t eat too much junk, go outside and play.” And don’t worry: you can still eat pizza – as long as you don’t eat it all the time.