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When life gets hectic, remember eating well can give you more energy, reduce stress and improve your immune system. Eating well can also decrease your chance of developing heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases as well as lower your blood pressure and help prevent some types of cancer. Make healthy choices for you and your family – one meal at time.

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Roasted sweet potatoes with herbs

Plant power: Using diet to lower cancer risk

Fruits and veggies may lower the risk of certain types of cancer. Learn how phytochemicals found in plants protect your body from damage and slow down cancer processes.

Grace Fjeldberg RDN By Grace Fjeldberg June 21, 2022
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Intermittent fasting: Fad or valid weight-loss solution?

One of the latest diet trends is intermittent fasting. But is it healthy? Learn about the different approaches and if it's a safe weight-loss option for you.

Romi Londre RDN By Romi Londre June 17, 2022
Roasted vegetables

Eat the rainbow for good health

Colorful fruits and veggies offer health benefits from a stronger immune system to reduced risk of chronic disease. Here's how to paint your plate.

Caitlin Terpstra RD By Caitlin Terpstra June 3, 2022
Hands making gluten-free food

Gluten-free: What does that mean?

A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. Find out how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.

Kjersten Nett LD By Kjersten Nett May 6, 2022
Handful of nuts

Are you getting too much protein?

Protein bars, shakes and powders claim to curb appetite, help with weight loss and build muscle. But what’s the real story? Find out in this Q&A.

Kristi Wempen RDN By Kristi Wempen April 29, 2022
Chia seeds in jar mixed with yogurt, fruit and granola

Chia seeds pack nutritional punch

Chia seeds are an excellent source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Learn how these small, but mighty, seeds can help with weight loss and decrease your risk of developing diabetes or heart disease.

Romi Londre RDN By Romi Londre April 28, 2022
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Eating healthy on a budget

Food budget getting squeezed? These tips can help you save money without pinching your healthy eating goals.

Anne Harguth RD By Anne Harguth April 26, 2022
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Is sea salt healthier than table salt?

Sea salt has become increasingly popular in recipes. But is it really a reason to put the salt shaker back on the table? Find out if it's healthier, and get other options for other seasonings.

Allyn Wergin RDN By Allyn Wergin April 21, 2022
Oatmeal with berries and flaxseed

Flaxseed: Tiny nutritional powerhouse

Flaxseed is tiny, but it's health benefits are big: fiber, omega-3 fatty acid and antioxidant protection. Plus, it's easy to amp up everyday foods like oatmeal with flaxseed.

Allyn Wergin RDN By Allyn Wergin April 11, 2022
Grilling vegetables

Good bacteria for your gut

Do you know your gut houses up to 1,000 different species of bacteria? Read the two ways to keep your gut health in balance with foods you may already eat every day.

Amanda Gingrasso, D.N.P. By Amanda Gingrasso April 1, 2022
Bowl of oats with fruit and yogurt

10 tips for getting your weight loss back on track

Has your weight loss slowed, or are the numbers on the scale creeping up? Here are 10 tips to help you get back on track.

Heidi Bednarchuk, C.N.S. By Heidi Bednarchuk April 1, 2022
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What you should know about processed foods

What exactly are processed foods, and are they really all that bad for you? Learn what they are and what to look for when choosing these foods.

Anne Harguth RD By Anne Harguth March 21, 2022