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I’m a Nutritionist, and Here’s How I Manage My Gut Health with IBS

By Caroline Thomason / January 22, 2023 / Comments Off on I’m a Nutritionist, and Here’s How I Manage My Gut Health with IBS

As a registered dietitian with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), there have been many moments where I have felt completely lost about what to eat to feel better, too. Although Dr. Google will have you believe that following a simple set of rules will make you feel better in no time, we know that it’s rarely…

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7 Products To Stay Hydrated During Cold Weather

By Caroline Thomason / January 20, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Products To Stay Hydrated During Cold Weather

If you find it challenging to drink enough water in the winter, you’re not alone. Cold weather tends to down-regulate how thirsty we feel. We’ve got you covered with these products to stay hydrated all winter long. Hydration is so important for skin health, immune function during cold and flu season, and exercise performance and…

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11 Superfoods To Boost Your Immune System Right Now

By Caroline Thomason / January 5, 2023 / Comments Off on 11 Superfoods To Boost Your Immune System Right Now

When it comes to supporting our immune system, there’s a lot more you can do than simply popping vitamin C during cold and flu season. Getting nutrition from food first is always recommended before turning to supplements, making it vital to fill your diet with superfoods that benefit your immune system and meet your nutritional needs.…

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Soylent: A Registered Dietitian’s Honest Review

By Caroline Thomason / January 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Soylent: A Registered Dietitian’s Honest Review

Sometimes, life gets in the way of proper nutrition. You get busy, meal times get pushed back, and you can feel like you don’t have time to cook or meal prep.

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7 Tips To Avoid Belly Bloat This Holiday Season

By Caroline Thomason / December 19, 2022 / Comments Off on 7 Tips To Avoid Belly Bloat This Holiday Season

Feeling bloated is not just uncomfortable; it can wreak havoc on your mood after a holiday meal. If you usually spend your evening unbuttoning your pants right after you eat, follow these tips to avoid belly bloat this season.

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12 Healthy Meal Prep Recipes That Cook in 30 Minutes or Less

By Caroline Thomason / December 18, 2022 / Comments Off on 12 Healthy Meal Prep Recipes That Cook in 30 Minutes or Less

With the New Year approaching, having healthy recipes that you can meal prep quickly goes a long way toward helping you achieve your goals. We spoke to nutrition experts to find out exactly what recipes they’re loving for fast meal prep in under 30 minutes or less. Some of these recipes can be cooked in…

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These Popular Products Are 25% Off (Or More!) With This Premium Membership

By Caroline Thomason / December 11, 2022 / Comments Off on These Popular Products Are 25% Off (Or More!) With This Premium Membership

The holidays bring a never-ending need for gift-giving, and we’ve got you covered this year with huge savings from WellzyPerks. Whether you are shopping for yourself or the loved ones in your life, WellzyPerks is your one-stop shop membership for discounts on your favorite healthy brands. With products to choose from for your home, wellness…

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How I Felt Gaslit by the Body Positive Community

By Caroline Thomason / December 10, 2022 / Comments Off on How I Felt Gaslit by the Body Positive Community

In the past five years as a dietitian, I have told thousands of clients “weight loss can’t make you happy… you have to find happiness on your own first.” I still think that’s true for a lot of people, but if the only driver for weight loss is to be happier, it doesn’t usually work.…

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The Best 8 Foods To Lower Blood Sugar Levels

By Caroline Thomason / November 17, 2022 / Comments Off on The Best 8 Foods To Lower Blood Sugar Levels

While there isn’t one food that can magically lower blood sugar on its own, healthy lifestyle changes synergistically work together to improve your blood sugar levels over time. Better blood sugar starts with creating balanced meals. Balanced meals are made up of three big components that help regulate blood sugar. Protein: Protein is one of…

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The 5 Lifestyle Habits All Blue Zone Cultures Have in Common

By Caroline Thomason / November 13, 2022 / Comments Off on The 5 Lifestyle Habits All Blue Zone Cultures Have in Common

Experts agree that there are many differences between the Blue Zone lifestyle compared to the westernized lifestyle that make them the healthiest places on earth. Typically these areas of the world focus on a slower pace of life, with particular health habits that help Blue Zone residents reach that coveted three-digit birthday. The Blue Zones…

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How to Order a Healthy Sandwich at Subway

By Caroline Thomason / October 5, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Order a Healthy Sandwich at Subway

Sandwiches can become high in calories really fast. At Subway, there are all kinds of “potential landmines” you may fall into when ordering your sub. From choosing a 12-inch sub to high-fat protein options, to the endless toppings, spreads, dressings, and mayo… it’s no wonder that sandwiches are often regarded as unhealthy. The good news…

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The Unhealthiest Foods for Your Heart, Says Dietitian

By Caroline Thomason / September 15, 2022 / Comments Off on The Unhealthiest Foods for Your Heart, Says Dietitian

A diet for heart health has long been debated in research and in the media, so it’s time to settle the score once and for all. Heart health encompasses several systems in the body: blood pressure, cholesterol levels, triglycerides, and atherosclerotic disease — or the build-up of plaque in your arteries. When we look at…

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The Best Snack Combination for Your Blood Sugar

By Caroline Thomason / September 13, 2022 / Comments Off on The Best Snack Combination for Your Blood Sugar

Snack time can be a pivotal moment in the day for your blood sugar. If you skipped lunch or haven’t eaten in a while, you might start to feel symptoms of low blood sugar such as weakness, fatigue, brain fog, jitters, and headaches. Alternatively, if you haven’t made the most balanced choices earlier in the…

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We Spoke with U.S. Military Members About Their Favorite Ways to Get Focus and Energy

By Caroline Thomason / December 14, 2020 / Comments Off on We Spoke with U.S. Military Members About Their Favorite Ways to Get Focus and Energy

Creating a healthy, balanced life looks different for everybody. Military members have an exceptional demand on their health — both physically and mentally — and we spoke to them to find out exactly what they do to keep their focus and energy levels high. Although we chatted with military members, these tips are for anyone…

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