For Years, I Had Heart Palpitations. Here’s How I Finally Got It Under Control.

For Years, I Had Heart Palpitations. This Diet Change Finally Helped Me Get Them Under Control

By Jess N / August 11, 2022 / Comments Off on For Years, I Had Heart Palpitations. This Diet Change Finally Helped Me Get Them Under Control

For years, my heart felt like it was literally pounding out of my chest. This happened every single day. Here’s how I fixed it.

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Nutritionists Explain How to Navigate Buffets for a Healthy Meal (That’s Still Fun)

By Jess N / August 9, 2022 / Comments Off on Nutritionists Explain How to Navigate Buffets for a Healthy Meal (That’s Still Fun)

Nutritionists and dietitians share their top tips on how to eat healthy at a buffet (while still enjoying yourself).

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Healthy Stuffed Tuna Avocado

8 Healthy Lunches That Aren’t a Sandwich (But Still Only Take 5ish Minutes to Make)

By Jess N / August 9, 2022 / Comments Off on 8 Healthy Lunches That Aren’t a Sandwich (But Still Only Take 5ish Minutes to Make)

To help you make the most of your midday meals, we’ve gathered together healthy 5 minute lunch ideas that are more exciting than a sandwich.

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The 7 Best Foods for Glowing Skin, Healthy Hair, and Strong Nails

By Jess N / August 5, 2022 / Comments Off on The 7 Best Foods for Glowing Skin, Healthy Hair, and Strong Nails

Experts like MDs and RDs told us the best ingredients for skin, hair, and nail health — and we found ways to incorporate them into your diet.

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Ordering in Tonight? Dietitians Share Their Go-to Takeout Order

By Jess N / August 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Ordering in Tonight? Dietitians Share Their Go-to Takeout Order

If you’re going to order for pick-up or delivery, what are the healthiest take-out orders? We asked registered dietitians to find out.

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Lemon and Herb White Bean Dip

10 Plant-Based Dips That Can Take the Place of Hummus During the Chickpea Shortage

By Jess N / August 5, 2022 / Comments Off on 10 Plant-Based Dips That Can Take the Place of Hummus During the Chickpea Shortage

With the chickpea shortage looming, now’s the time to get creative with an array of healthy plant-based dips.

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The Healthiest Fast Food Sandwiches

By Jess N / August 5, 2022 / Comments Off on The Healthiest Fast Food Sandwiches

Fast food isn’t fantastic for you, but sometimes we all enjoy it. These are the healthiest fast food sandwiches at all the major chains.

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Quick and Easy Beef Stir Fry

8 Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes That Are Surprisingly Satisfying

By Jess N / August 1, 2022 / Comments Off on 8 Low-Calorie Dinner Recipes That Are Surprisingly Satisfying

These low-calorie dinner recipes won’t leave you hungry an hour or two later: they’re nutrient-dense, balanced, and delicious.

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5 Nutritionist-Approved Ways to Healthify Your Chicken Caesar Wrap

By Jess N / August 1, 2022 / Comments Off on 5 Nutritionist-Approved Ways to Healthify Your Chicken Caesar Wrap

We know they’re delicious, but are chicken caesar wraps healthy? We spoke with nutritionists to discover ways to make them better for you.

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Overnight Oats Recipes That Go Way Beyond Cinnamon and Honey

By Jess N / July 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Overnight Oats Recipes That Go Way Beyond Cinnamon and Honey

Overnight oats are a healthy breakfast and easy to prep the night before. These are the best overnight oats recipes — not one boring flavor.

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I Reversed My Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis in Three Months: Here’s How

By Jess N / July 29, 2022 / Comments Off on I Reversed My Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis in Three Months: Here’s How

When I got diagnosed with pre-diabetes, I knew I had to make some major lifestyle changes. Here’s what I did to get my blood sugar levels back down.

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The Best Trader Joe’s Items for Easy, Healthy Summer Entertaining According to Dietitians

By Jess N / July 28, 2022 / Comments Off on The Best Trader Joe’s Items for Easy, Healthy Summer Entertaining According to Dietitians

Trader Joe’s is the perfect spot to find healthy foods that are still super fun and perfect for summer entertaining. 

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Keto Zoodles with White Clam Sauce

8 Easy, Healthy Seafood Dinners That Take 25 Minutes or Less from Start to Finish

By Jess N / July 26, 2022 / Comments Off on 8 Easy, Healthy Seafood Dinners That Take 25 Minutes or Less from Start to Finish

Seafood is a healthy protein source that can be intimidating to cook. These recipes are easy, healthy, and quick, perfect for beginners.

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10 Million Americans Are Deficient in This Mineral — Here’s How to Get More of It 

By Jess N / July 26, 2022 / Comments Off on 10 Million Americans Are Deficient in This Mineral — Here’s How to Get More of It 

A full ten million Americans are iron deficient. Why does this matter? Iron is an important part of hemoglobin, which is a form of protein in our red blood cells. It plays the vital role of transporting oxygen from our lungs to the rest of our bodies, so this means that if you don’t have…

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Navigating My Love-Hate Relationship with Rice, My Favorite Carb

By Jess N / July 22, 2022 /

As a Filipina, rice is an important part of my culture — but it’s also proven problematic for me as someone who’s trying to eat fewer refined carbs.

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The Best Ways to Eat Healthier and Save Money When You’re Flying

By Jess N / July 21, 2022 / Comments Off on The Best Ways to Eat Healthier and Save Money When You’re Flying

Flying can feel distinctly unglamorous these days: we’re rushed through a fairly invasive security protocol, corralled into tight spaces, asked to wait through seemingly endless delays, and forced to run through the airport to make our connecting flights — just to find out there’s another delay, so we end up sitting and waiting some more.…

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I Lost 85 Pounds — and Regained Control Over My Life

By Jess N / July 21, 2022 /

My back ached, my feet hurt, and I realized I was using food and alcohol to self-medicate. It wasn’t healthy. So I decided to lose weight.

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Vegan Tofu Poke Bowl

8 Healthy, Super Low-Cost Dinners (and No, They’re Not Pasta)

By Jess N / July 21, 2022 /

Groceries are at an all-time high, but these creative, cheap dinner ideas are healthful, delicious, and won’t break the bank.

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Hiyajiru (Japanese cold miso soup)

8 Cold Soups from Around the World That Will Cool You Down & Fill You Up

By Jess N / July 19, 2022 /

Hydrating and nourishing, cold soups are easy to enjoy in the sweltering heat. These cold soup recipes are healthy and delicious.

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10 Panera Meals Nutritionists Actually Order

By Jess N / July 19, 2022 /

We interviewed nutritionists and dietitians who told us their favorite soups, salads, and sandwiches at Panera Bread.

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Deprivation Doesn’t Work: I Lost 30 Pounds in 6 Months with This *Realistic* Strategy

By Jess N / July 14, 2022 /

Losing weight through healthy choices has improved my overall physical and mental health and made me feel more energized.

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8 *Morning* Habits That Are Ruining Your Sleep at Night

By Jess N / July 13, 2022 /

When we think about sleep-related habits, typically bedtime routines come to mind, but our morning habits can also have an impact.

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8 Ways to Make Your Favorite Meals Cost Less (Without Sacrificing Quality)

By Jess N / July 13, 2022 /

Food prices have soared, but there are ways to shop and plan that can make the effects of inflation less painful.

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Real Food Vitamins vs. Synthetic Vitamins: How to Select the Vitamins Your Body Can Actually Absorb

By Jess N / July 13, 2022 /

It can be hard to get enough vitamins through food these days — there’s more and more evidence that produce found in the grocery store today contains less protein and vitamins than they did in decades prior.

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