Food, Nutrition & Health

Posts in this category focus on the interplay between food, nutrition and health - including how dietary changes can positively impact medical conditions. As always, the information provided here is for educational purposes and not a replacement for consulting your own physician prior to making any changes.

10 Exotic Superfoods

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Are you the guru of gojis or a flax fanatic? Then you might be intimately familiar with some of these superfoods, while others might seems incredibly foreign and even downright bizarre. In their countries of origin, these berries, nuts, plants, and seeds have been used for thousands of years to holistically medicate the body or just add yumminess to everyday, wholesome meals. Experimenting with new ingredients makes life interesting and if the foods are especially nutrient-dense — even better.

Broccoli Bonanza

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A reader wrote in this week asking for multiple ways to cook broccoli, one of my favorite super-charged vitamin-packed veggies! Broccoli has been touted as a superfood, and for good reason – here’s quick and delicious ways to cook broccoli!

10 Healthy Summer Habits to Take Back to the Office

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Who doesn’t love the summer months, the sun, fresh fruits and veggies, and best of all, time to play and rest? Here are 10 easy tips to help keep that slender summer figure in check going into the fall months.

4 Ways To Navigate Parties The Healthy Way. I Use #2 All The Time.

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If you’ve recently lost weight or have your summer slim on, you might dread some of those otherwise fun party invitations where sugary goodies, fatty finger foods, and boozy cocktails abound. Digest some of these clever tips, and get your party clothes ready!

No-Cook Summer Recipes

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When it’s literally as hot as an oven outside, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven and heat up the house. That’s why summer is the perfect time to use your creativity in the kitchen and find innovative ways to prepare meals without using your oven.

Portable Gear and Snacks for Your Workout

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When the weather gets warmer, it’s so much easier to integrate easy and fun workouts into your day. Check out these portable workout and snack must-haves to make your workout easier during your beach or resort vacation.

How-To Tips For A Plant-Based Diet

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Whether or not you choose to eat meat, you can still revamp your diet to be more plant-centric, the best way possible, with these easy tips to get more vegetables and fruit into your daily meals.

5 Superfoods for Diabetes

Superfoods for Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin. Here are five superfoods that help diabetics improve their condition.