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Meal prep for beginners

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a guest post. The latest is from Gabrielle Judd.

Have you ever planned to leave work on time, get home and cook a delicious wholesome meal for dinner?

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Common childhood nutrition concerns

A nutritionist from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provides a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Faith Hicks.

For new parents, it can be difficult to sort fact from folklore when it comes to your child’s nutrition. They receive feeding advice from all directions – relatives, the media and other parents.

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10 tips from a dietitian

Nutritionists and dietitians from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a general information column to The Baltimore Sun's health blog. The latest post is from Rebecca Drudi.

People are constantly bombarded with nutrition information from social media and news stories.

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The keys to mindful eating

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a general information column to The Baltimore Sun's health blog. The latest post is from Caroline Meehan.

Take a moment to reflect on what you had for each meal yesterday. Do you remember? Where did you eat? On the go, at your desk or at the table? How did you feel?

These questions may prove difficult.

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Breaking down the ketogenic diet

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a general information column to The Baltimore Sun's health blog. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis.

Can adding more butter and heavy cream to your diet improve your glucose control, help you lose weight, improve neurological function, reduce inflammation and enhance energy?

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Opioid overdose antidote now available without training in Baltimore

Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City health commissioner, signed a new standing prescription for naloxone that allows residents to acquire the opioid overdose antidote without first getting trained to use the drug.

The move, which effectively makes naloxone available over-the-counter, reflects changes in state law from the Heroin and Opioid Prevention Effort, or HOPE Act, recently passed by the General Assembly.

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