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Have you ever thought about why you drink coffee? Some people can’t start their day without that caffeine buzz to help them focus and enhance memory. How you order your coffee is just as unique to your personal style as your wardrobe choice. Whether it’s...
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Move over avocado toast…it’s time to get ready for a new hot trend: hummus toast! Do you have certain words that are like music to your ears? One of my favorite words is, “toast”. In fact, it’s not just the word that I like, because...
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Headlines and TV news shows are filled with hype announcing new hot food trends and superfoods. But here’s more relevant news: Did you know there is a nutrient that the majority of us don’t seem to be getting enough of, yet it barely grabs media...
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“Plant-based” eating has made a grand entrance in media headlines, in cookbooks, and on supermarket shelves. This style of eating is far from a fad and in fact, as showcased at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo(FNCE) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics...
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A simple, yet clever guide to raise healthy eaters by making food shopping fun. Ever since my kids were big enough to sit up in a grocery cart, they came to the supermarket with me. Sure, it wasn’t always stress-free or efficient (especially when I...
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Red, white, and blue foods should be proud: Not only do they wear the colors of our nation’s flag, they also hold valuable nutrients that help keep us strong and healthy. Here are some of my family’s summer holiday favorites…. Here’s my twist on traditional...
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What comes to mind when you hear the word, “staples”? For some people, it conjures up visions of a giant office supply superstore. For others, it’s a desktop tool that keeps papers together. For me…it’s all about foods I stock in my fridge and pantry...
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This article originally appeared on What’s Good by Vitamin Shoppe. If you stand in the middle of the grocery store confused about the difference between the expiration, ‘use by’, and ‘best by’ dates on foods, you’re not alone! Clients ask me all the time what...
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HAVE YOU TRIED TO BUY A box of crackers lately? With more than a dozen varieties of Nut-Thins alone – from country ranch to Asiago cheese to honey cinnamon – it’s not as simple as it used to be. The same could be said for pretty...
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Meal planning doesn’t have to be hard or unenjoyable! Expand your definition of the concept to eat well while embracing spontaneity. image credit: Alyssa Gagarin Meal planning is touted as a direct route to eating more healthfully, spending less money and saving some time – and...
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