Healthy grocery staples
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Nutritionist’s List: Stock Up On These Low-Cost Staples

Go on a virtual trip to the grocery store with nutritionist Jeff Novick in the video below. He shows you what grocery…

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a little girl sits at a kitchen table as her did packs her lunchbox full of healthy foods, including strawberries and carrots
Wellness

Healthy Lunchbox Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for Back-to-School

Adapted from Plant-Powered Families by Dreena Burton. These tips and ideas will arm you with so many ideas for healthy lunches, and hopefully…

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A casserole dish of carrots and other root vegetables roasted without oil
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3 Expert Tips on How to Cook Without Oil

Many people are surprised to learn that it’s easy to cook great food without oil or butter. Besides being healthier, it’s not hard to make…

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eggs and bacon
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Don’t Believe the News Headlines: Foods High in Saturated Fat Are Still Unhealthy

Researchers of a new study published in the BMJ concluded there was no association between eating more saturated fat—the kind found in…

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Wellness

Do Antidepressant Drugs Really Work?

A recent meta-analysis caused huge waves when it concluded that the effectiveness of antidepressants could be explained by the placebo effect. In…

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different diets
Wellness

Do Different Bodies Really Need Radically Different Types of Diets?

The concepts of personalized medicine and personalized nutrition have really taken off. People are eating according to their blood type, their metabolic…

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cholesterol diet
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Why Switching from Beef to Chicken or Fish May Not Lower Your Cholesterol

It’s common for people to give up red meat in an attempt to get healthier and lower their cholesterol levels. But does…

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war on wheat
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The War on Wheat

The Fifth Estate, the Canadian Broadcasting Company’s investigative news series, looks at the recent anti-wheat and gluten-free trend that they call the…

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whole grains
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Why Whole Grains Should Be Part of Your Diet

Whole grains have an image problem. Media headlines and fitness magazines warn that eating grains can make you fat and sick. When…

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Nathan Runkle feature
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How One Piglet Changed My Life

Growing up on a farm in a small Ohio town, I shared my childhood with animals of all kinds. I was enchanted…

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Coconut oil
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Is Coconut Oil Healthy or Hazardous?

We are not quite sure why people think there is something magically healthy about coconut oil. We think it is because it…

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blood pressure diet
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How to Prevent High Blood Pressure With Diet, Not Drugs

In this NutritionFacts.org video, Dr. Michael Greger looks at the current research on the world’s deadliest risk factor and how it relates to the food…

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