Topic: Nutrition

How to Lose the Quarantine 15

Being stuck at home has inevitably led to a less active lifestyle for most of us. We move less and eat more due to boredom or stress. A recent study has shown that the average American has gained about 5 pounds over the course of the last two months, and 49% of respondents are afraid […]

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Is Corned Beef Healthy?

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th. Most likely you associate this day with leprechauns, green beer, and corned beef and cabbage. Did you know that corned beef and cabbage is actually more of an American tradition rather than an Irish one? St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally celebrated in Ireland with chicken, lamb, and lots of […]

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Healthy Pancake Recipes for National Pancake Day

Happy National Pancake Day! Because pancakes are loaded with carbs and syrup adds even more calories, we found some healthier alternative pancake recipes. Celebrate National Pancake Day with one of these delicious healthy pancake recipes!

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Digestive Health Part I: A “Brain” & Its Bacteria

In order to understand how to keep your digestive tract at its healthiest, it’s important to first understand its complexities. While some of this may seem a bit “science-y,” it will help when making decisions concerning the health of your gut. This is the first part of a two-part series on digestive health so next […]

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Nutrition Breakdown of Girl Scout Cookies

As Girl Scout cookie season approaches, it may be time to take a closer look at how your favorites rank in terms of calories, fat, and sugar content per serving. Here’s a breakdown of Girl Scout cookie nutrition (or rather lack thereof).

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11 Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips

To raise awareness for heart disease and prevention, February is marked as American Heart Month. Do your heart a favor and try out some of these heart-healthy cooking tips!

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Nutrition Takeaways from Your Blood Lipid Panel

A blood lipid panel will assess your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and can help monitor your current treatment plan if you are already diagnosed. If you do not have any risk factors for heart disease or diabetes, a blood test performed every 4 to 6 years may be sufficient. Yearly or more frequent blood […]

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Fight Anemia with These Iron-Rich Foods

There are many important components of blood, one of them being iron. Your body needs iron in order to make hemoglobin, which is a part of red blood cells responsible for the transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide. 

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