Tag: Charlotte Markey

Have Your Cake – and Pumpkin Pie – and Eat it Too! Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Have Your Cake – and Pumpkin Pie – and Eat it Too! Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

By Tom McLaughlin For many people, the joys of holiday traditions are coupled with the dreaded, annual battle of the bulge. Like clockwork, the simmering questions arise: Should I watch my waistline, or indulge in the cornucopia of holiday treats and start my diet when the holidays are over? After all, that’s what New Year’s […]

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Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Health-psychology expert Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, gives time-honored tips for avoiding the “Freshman 15.”

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Finding Resolution: Rutgers Researcher Offers Tips for a Healthy New Year

Finding Resolution: Rutgers Researcher Offers Tips for a Healthy New Year

  By Tom McLaughlin Like clockwork, as the New Year arrives, people will once again take stock of their lives and vow to make healthier choices in the year ahead. With holiday indulgences in the rearview mirror, we will make plans to lose weight, exercise more, drink less, stop smoking, spend more time with our […]

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Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers

Bad Eating Habits? A Thinner Partner Might be a Problem in a Same-Sex Relationship, say Researchers

Although research has shown the influence of social relationships on these behaviors, a groundbreaking study by Rutgers–Camden researchers shows the influence of romantic relationships on eating habits for same-sex couples.

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Mobile App Puts Researcher’s Tips and Tools for Sustainable Health Management into Action

Mobile App Puts Researcher’s Tips and Tools for Sustainable Health Management into Action

Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers University–Camden, has helped to develop the innovative new SmartenFit app, an easy-to-use tool to help individuals navigate a path toward sustainable health, as a companion to her new book, Smart People Don’t Diet.

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