Nutrition

Overeating? It May Be a Brain Glitch

With springtime comes the desire to shed those few extra pounds. This year, new obesity research is making it easier to find a pathway that is right for us. There…

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Five Tips for Successful Family Meals

Sharing food has power. It opens dialogue, connects people, and encourages more balanced eating. Sharing meals is a beneficial experience for people of all ages, from children and teens to…

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For Avocado Aficionados, A Worthwhile Pit Stop

While sifting through the pyramid of familiar nubby-skinned avocados at the store, you may have noticed them stacked nearby. Large, bright green and smooth-skinned, they resemble the avocados you know…

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Seaweed

Seaweed has gone from something hidden in sushi to a food people are eating and enjoying plain. Though perhaps only recently introduced into the mainstream diet, seaweed has been used…

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Is That Yogurt Really Healthy?

I grew up eating Dannon strawberry yogurt while my brother began hoarding the lemon flavor long before he could utter the words lemon or yogurt. My kids love yogurt, too,…

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Simple Steps to Keeping Food Safe

Though the recent E. coli breakout from salad greens is likely over, food safety is always something important to review and be aware of. These guidelines are especially important for…

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5 Reasons Not to Go on a Sugar Detox

Sugar has a bad reputation. It’s seen as empty calories, energy draining, bloat causing, and is blamed for a whole host of other health complaints not usually associated with sugar.…

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Algae Oil, Chicory Root and Other Trends

Last year was all about plant protein, sprouted foods and healthy fats. People may now be focused on eating to prevent and manage health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and…

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Top Tips for a Healthy Winter

The end of Chanukah heralds the long stretch of winter. With colder, shorter days, it can be difficult to maintain health routines, when all you want is to stay inside…

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