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Make Your Holidays Happy and Healthy with These 8 Easy Swaps

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

Here are easy changes that will make the holiday dishes you love more nutrient-dense — but honestly just as delicious.

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Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Gifts for People Who Live to Entertain (Including Lots of Under-$20 Options)

By Jess N / December 9, 2021 /

These gifts are an ideal way to show the host-with-the-most in your life that you appreciate their hospitality and notice how much effort they put in.

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BetterMe Review: An App That Takes Health Coaching to the Next Level

By Jess N / December 6, 2021 /

We’re approaching the height of the holiday season: one of the hardest times to maintain a healthy weight and feel good about ourselves.

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Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Gifts for People Who Absolutely Love to Cook

By Jess N / December 3, 2021 /

Forget personalized cutting boards: home cooks really want these items that make cooking easier, more delicious, and more fun.

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Implement These Habits and You Could Add Up to 15 Years to Your Lifespan

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

Hormone levels, happy relationships, and “positive” stress can all slow the aging process. Here’s how.

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9 Longevity-Promoting Recipes from Italy’s “Blue Zone”

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

“Blue Zones” — regions of the world where people to age 100 at the highest rates — have these foods in common.

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Remember Lunchables? These Are the Healthier, Nitrate-Free Versions Kids Will Love

By Jess N / November 30, 2021 /

In addition to making my own DIY Lunchables, I always have this brand’s healthy, ready-made lunches in the fridge for when my schedule goes off the rails.

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I’m an MD, and These Are My 4 Pillars for Increased Longevity

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

In order for us to reach our maximum potential as we age, we must adhere to these four pillars of a healthy lifestyle.

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This Is Exactly Why You Should Be Eating More Garlic (Plus 5 Great Garlic Recipes)

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

Garlic is antioxidant, antibiotic, *and* anti-inflammatory — oh, and it’s delicious.

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These High-Protein Soups Will Give You Lasting Energy

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

These a few of our favorite high-protein soups that deserve a place at the table this season.

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CBN Cannabinoid Benefits: A Doctor Discussing CBN

You Already Know the Benefits of CBD. Here’s the Scoop on CBG, CBN, and More

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

CBG and other forms of minor cannabinoids like CBN and CBC offer health benefits beyond CBD, including anti-inflammatory properties and pain relief.

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5 Inexpensive Organizing Tools That Will Change Your Life 

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

A great organizing tool fits the space, functions well, and makes a system easier. Here, we share the best ones that are reasonably priced and will help your new system *actually stick.*

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6 Delicious Ways to Use Inexpensive, Heart-Healthy Canned Fish

By Jess N / November 29, 2021 /

If you’re not already eating anchovies and sardines, you’re missing out on some serious flavor bombs (that are packed with healthy fats, too).

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These Teas Can Lower Your Cholesterol Levels

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

Aside from being delicious (and globally popular), tea has been shown in medical studies to have anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic, and cholesterol-lowering properties. Have you tried these unique varieties?

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Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole

Green Beans with Wild Mushroom Sauce and Crispy Shallots

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

This gluten-free green bean casserole recipe delivers on all the flavors of your beloved traditional green bean casserole, but with a lighter, feel-good approach — and frankly, we think it’s more interesting, too.

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6 New & Seasonal Healthy Products at Trader Joe’s (and How to Use Them)

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

We can always count on Trader Joe’s for bringing out some exciting new products as the seasons change. Here’s how to incorporate their new healthy offerings in your cooking. (The peri peri sauce is 🔥🔥🔥)

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The Breathing Exercise That Absolutely Melts Stress Away

By Jess N / November 22, 2021 /

This breathing exercise can have you re-centered in two minutes flat.

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Nutty Wild Mushroom and Apple Stuffing

By Jess N / November 19, 2021 /

This vegetarian-friendly version is packed with apples, roasted mushrooms, toasted walnuts, herbs, and aromatic vegetables.

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We’re Stocking Up on These Healthy Snacks on Black Friday

By Jess N / November 19, 2021 /

While everyone is rushing to the technology aisles, we’ve got our eyes on a different prize: healthy snacks. 

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Here’s Why You Should Be Eating More Eggs (+ 5 Egg Recipes That Go Way Beyond Breakfast)

By Jess N / November 19, 2021 /

Dietary cholesterol ≠ higher cholesterol

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The Surprising Benefits of Collagen

By Jess N / November 17, 2021 /

Sure, collagen is good for your skin. But did you also know it’s a major player in gut health? (Bonus: it’s the cleanest, one-ingredient protein powder.)

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12 Keto Thanksgiving Recipes, from Apps to Dessert

By Jess N / November 17, 2021 /

Yes, including rolls (and yes, they’re buttery, delicious, and ultra-cheesy).

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These Foods Are Science-Backed Ache and Pain Relievers

By Jess N / November 17, 2021 /

Just another reason to enjoy more spices.

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8 One-Pan Cast Iron Skillet Recipes You’ll Love

By Jess N / November 15, 2021 /

There’s a lot to love about cast iron skillets, but their ability to go from the stovetop straight into the oven might be our favorite.

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