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7 Best Snacks for a Healthy Gut, Say Dietitians

By Zlata Faerman / April 15, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Best Snacks for a Healthy Gut, Say Dietitians

“You are what you eat,” the old adage says. Hyperbole aside, our diet is incredibly important and impactful to our overall well-being. The food we eat is also relevant to the balance of our microbiome, which is composed of all the microbes that naturally live in and on our bodies — including these snacks for…

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Sheet Pan Egg Breakfast with Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli & Peppers

6 Sheet Pan Egg Recipes for Easy, Healthy Breakfasts

By Zlata Faerman / March 14, 2023 / Comments Off on 6 Sheet Pan Egg Recipes for Easy, Healthy Breakfasts

Eggs are a staple in many households for breakfast, but when you’ve got a family of hungry bellies to fill, cracking and cooking eggs one or two at a time can make you feel like a short-order cook. Who has time for that? This is where sheet pan egg recipes come in as a lifesaver.…

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Sheet Pan Beef Tips with Vegetables

7 Sheet Pan Recipes You Can Easily Freeze

By Zlata Faerman / February 26, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Sheet Pan Recipes You Can Easily Freeze

Pulling together ingredients, prepping them into appropriate sizes for cooking, and getting them from the kitchen to the table takes time, skill, and effort. Even with all the skill and effort in the world, sometimes, the time just isn’t there. Takeout might fill the belly, but it’s expensive and, in most cases, not the healthiest…

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salmon toast with avocado slices

7 Omega-3-Rich Foods You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

By Zlata Faerman / January 26, 2023 / Comments Off on 7 Omega-3-Rich Foods You Can Easily Add to Your Diet

Omega-3 fatty acids are touted as some of the most important nutrients for our bodies. But what makes these healthy fats so important? And how can we incorporate more omega-3 foods into our diets? Women’s health expert Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LDN, CLEC, CPT, explains that polyunsaturated fats are multitaskers. “Omega 3 fatty acids play…

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grapefruit juice cocktail

5 Drinks High in Magnesium, Say Dietitians

By Zlata Faerman / January 13, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Drinks High in Magnesium, Say Dietitians

Magnesium plays a direct role in more than 300 enzymatic processes in the body, from brain function to muscle contractions to energy production and more. Jaclyn London, MS, RD, CDN, explains that, despite its critical nature, unfortunately, most of us do not get enough magnesium in our diets. “Magnesium is an electrolyte that plays a…

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parfait with nuts blueberries granola and honey

8 Energizing Foods That Don’t Have Caffeine

By Zlata Faerman / November 15, 2022 / Comments Off on 8 Energizing Foods That Don’t Have Caffeine

From groggy mornings to sluggish afternoons to the occasional bout of brain fog, we could all use a pick-me-up once in a while. While an occasional cup of coffee is not typically problematic for most of us, excessive caffeine consumption has been shown to cause negative effects like anxiety, agitation, headaches, and gastrointestinal issues. When…

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