The Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

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Fast Facts on Fermented Foods The Surprising Health Benefits of Fermentation When you think of superfoods in the health world, pickles and sauerkraut probably aren’t the first things that come to mind. Yet, thanks to numerous studies, we now know that those who regularly include fermented foods in their diet can reap some serious health […]

7 Signs You Have a Nutrient Deficiency

Whether due to allergies, accessibility, time constraints, or food preferences, it’s not always easy to eat a balanced diet – which, unfortunately, can lead to nutrient deficiencies. Even if you are meeting your daily quota of fruits and veggies, how do you know for sure that you’re getting enough of the vitamins and minerals you […]

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

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Your Pressing Protein Questions, Answered Protein is an essential part of a healthy diet. This macronutrient promotes muscle growth, enhances immunity, and fuels your energy, among other important functions. But in a world that’s inundated with protein products – everything from shakes and smoothies to powders and bars – is it possible to get more […]

Anti-Aging Foods

It’s no secret that a healthy, radiant complexion is a product of how we eat, but some foods take it one step further and actually combat premature signs of aging. Here’s what you need to know. Although the fountain of youth is just a myth, science suggests that there is a way to influence how […]

Breakfast Breakdown

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Why Your Morning Meal Matters You’ve heard it said all your life: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” But is this adage based on any real science, or is it just something moms say to get their kids to finish their cereal? Considering that nearly one-fourth of Americans skip breakfast consistently, it’s […]

Nutrition As We Age

A healthy diet is always important, whether you’re three, 43, or 73, but especially as you age and your body’s needs change. Good nutrition can help prevent certain diseases – many of which older adults are at a greater risk of developing. Studies have also shown that a healthy diet can extend one’s lifespan by […]

Healthy Eating Tips for Busy People

It’s 8 a.m. You slept through your alarm and are now running out the door to make your morning meeting, grabbing a pre-packaged granola bar as you go. Your morning meetings run long, so you DoorDash a quick lunch (if you remember to eat at all) and scarf it down before your next appointment. A […]

An Introduction to Iron

What You Need to Know Unless you’re living on ice cream and salad dressing, there’s a good chance you’re consuming iron – an essential nutrient – in your daily diet. Most of us know we need it, but what exactly does iron do, and how can you make sure you’re getting enough? Here, we’re addressing […]

Holiday Nutrition Hacks

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5 Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season Pass the figgy pudding and a glass of eggnog – the holidays are here, and that means lots of delicious goodies are headed your way. Unfortunately for some, this time of year can be stressful, especially those who are health-conscious or trying to watch their weight. Others […]

The 411 on Sodium

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Learn More About This Misunderstood Mineral Whether subconsciously or not, you’ve probably made a food choice in the past based on sodium content (for example, purchasing low-sodium soy sauce over the regular variety). Health professionals warn about the dangers of sodium, and for good reason – consuming it in excess can raise blood pressure, which […]

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