Nutrition

Fiber Is Under the Radar, But Still Boosts Health

Dietary fiber is so 20th century. Important research published and widely publicized in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s highlighted fiber’s role in reducing the risk of heart disease, Type 2…

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A Diet That’s Beneficial to Everyone but Used by Few

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (a.k.a. the DASH diet) is celebrating 20 years of helping people with hypertension and pre-hypertension lower blood pressure just as well as some medications. It…

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Six Foods to Eat for a Mood Boost

If you’ve ever found bliss in a bite of chocolate or smiled when someone offered you a french fry, then you know food can make you happy. But while it’s…

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Your Journey to Health Can Start on Pesach

With over 20 meals and numerous family get-togethers, Pesach often seems like a never-ending food fest. What you’re making and how much is the topic of discussion for weeks leading…

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Want a Productive Work Day? Watch What You Eat

(The Washington Post) – Do you have days at work when you feel energetic, inspired and productive, while on other days you feel tired, busy and stressed, with almost nothing…

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Water. It’s That Important.

One reporter wrote that three of the seven planets recently discovered outside our solar system are just what “planet-hunting astronomers” have been searching for. That’s because there’s a real possibility…

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Five Strategies to End Late-Night Snacking

This January, five Washington Post staffers embarked on a 30-day diet challenge and wrote about their experiences weekly. I had a role in it, too, interviewing each of them so…

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