in moderation

idiom

: in a way that is reasonable and not excessive : in a moderate way
She believes in doing things in moderation.
Some people say that drinking alcohol in moderation can be good for you.

Examples of in moderation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Until then, keep calm and browse on — in moderation, of course. Byryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 21 Mar. 2024 But as a tea, and in moderation, chamomile can help with sleep, relaxation and nausea. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 15 Mar. 2024 A lot of cultural foods tend to be fried, so enjoy them in moderation. Jocelyn Solis-Moreira, CNN, 10 Mar. 2024 Food is meant to be enjoyed, in moderation and in autonomy. Carolyn Hax, Washington Post, 10 Jan. 2024 Wildlife managers say hunting in moderation can help maintain healthy and sustainable animal populations. Hayleigh Evans, The Arizona Republic, 20 Jan. 2024 Enjoy flavored nuts, such as those that are candied, glazed, or honied, in moderation. Selene Yeager, Health, 24 Feb. 2024 When consumed in moderation, eggs can provide several health benefits for your pet. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 16 Feb. 2024 Red meats are eaten only occasionally, and dairy and poultry are consumed in moderation, as well. Katie Mogg, NBC News, 28 Jan. 2024

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“In moderation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20moderation. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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