avocado toast with beans and cucumbers

6 Best Breakfast Combinations for Your Blood Sugar

By Kelsey Kunik / February 4, 2023 / Comments Off on 6 Best Breakfast Combinations for Your Blood Sugar

Despite what magazines or social media may have told you, avoiding carbs altogether will not help balance your blood sugar levels — especially if you have diabetes. But pairing carbohydrates with specific foods and nutrients, especially at breakfast, will help keep your blood sugars balanced, giving you much-needed energy without the dangers that come with…

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The 7 Best Gut Healing Foods, Says Dietitian

By Kelsey Kunik / January 10, 2023 / Comments Off on The 7 Best Gut Healing Foods, Says Dietitian

When it comes to staying healthy and feeling your best, your gut is one of the first things you should pay attention to. A healthy gut keeps your digestive system working smoothly and may also affect your sleep, mood, and other body systems. What you eat plays a large role in gut health. Adding gut-healing…

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7 Healthy Holiday Habits You Can Easily Maintain This Season

By Kelsey Kunik / November 19, 2022 / Comments Off on 7 Healthy Holiday Habits You Can Easily Maintain This Season

The most wonderful time of the year can easily be the most stressful and hectic. If you find your calendar starts filling up and your to-do list is never-ending once November 1st rolls around, taking care of yourself might fall right off of that list. Especially when you have a few healthy holiday habits to…

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7 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts That Still Taste Amazing

By Kelsey Kunik / November 2, 2022 / Comments Off on 7 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts That Still Taste Amazing

After the turkey, green bean casserole, and big scoop of stuffing piles on your plate, you may be tempted to skip the Thanksgiving dessert table. While holiday meals are often filled with indulgence (it’s one meal, after all!), there’s nothing wrong with enjoying healthier versions of your favorites, as long as they still taste amazing.…

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air fryer sweet potato with butter and herbs

5 Air Fryer Thanksgiving Recipes For Easy, Healthy Sides

By Kelsey Kunik / October 30, 2022 / Comments Off on 5 Air Fryer Thanksgiving Recipes For Easy, Healthy Sides

If you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner in your own kitchen, it can feel like there’s not nearly enough time or oven space to get everything cooked on time. The biggest hurdle for me at holiday parties has always been keeping things warm until it’s time to serve. The air fryer has been a blessing in the…

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5 Drinks to Sip on for a Longer Life, Say Dietitians

By Kelsey Kunik / October 8, 2022 / Comments Off on 5 Drinks to Sip on for a Longer Life, Say Dietitians

What you eat (and don’t eat) can add years to your life, but your drink of choice may be just as important for longevity. While there are no guarantees in life, we can all make choices to feel our best today and well into our old age. So while you’re filling your plate with foods…

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9 Foods To Eat Every Day for a Longer Life

By Kelsey Kunik / September 19, 2022 / Comments Off on 9 Foods To Eat Every Day for a Longer Life

Living a long, happy, and healthy life is a goal for most of us, but how exactly are we supposed to do that? While many determinants of life expectancy are out of our control, science tells us there are a few things we can do to increase the length and quality of our lives, and…

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Seriously Smart Ways to Give Yourself a Boost When You Hit That Afternoon Slump

By Kelsey Kunik / November 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Seriously Smart Ways to Give Yourself a Boost When You Hit That Afternoon Slump

It’s 2 p.m., and you’ve read the same email line four times, your eyelids are heavy, and you’re dreaming of snuggling in your bed at home. Unfortunately, you still have two hours of work and a report due and have to find some way to power through the rest of the afternoon. That afternoon slump…

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