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10 min read | December 11, 2017

How to Eat for More Energy

  Are you a victim of the 3:00 p.m. slump? So many of us can relate to midday exhaustion, especially if we’re struggling to juggle family, work and social obligations.... Read More
7 min read | November 7, 2017

4 Reasons to Enjoy Oatmeal for Breakfast

Oatmeal is an ancient grain, but it’s not just your grandma’s breakfast! It’s popping up on restaurant menus, even at chains like Starbucks and McDonald’s, and we’re... Read More
10 min read | October 23, 2017

What 100 Calories of Nuts Looks Like

Nuts are one of the healthiest snacks of all time. They are portable, versatile and packed with a long roster of important, health-promoting and disease-preventing... Read More
5 min read | August 2, 2017

Is Sugar Ever Good for You?

Much of today’s dietary advice encourages you to “avoid sugar” or “eat fewer sweets.” But should you completely eliminate sugar from your diet? Here’s a breakdown of what... Read More
3 min read | May 18, 2017

How to Build a Healthy Plate

Take the guesswork out of preparing a nutritious, balanced and satisfying meal with this 3-step guide to building a healthy plate. 1. Start with non-starchy veggies Fill... Read More
11 min read | May 10, 2017

The Pros and Cons of Caffeine

  Early mornings — they’re the worst! Most of us make it better by brewing a cup of hot coffee. In fact, 54% of American adults start their day with coffee. Even if... Read More
5 min read | May 9, 2017

3 Reasons to Drink More Water

Water is an essential nutrient — that is, our bodies need it to survive. What you may not realize is we’re constantly losing water through sweat, breathing, urine and... Read More
6 min read | April 28, 2017

What the Heck Is Nutrient Density? (And Does It Matter?)

What is “healthy”? How we define healthy varies from person to person. But, if the first image to pop into your head is a colorful salad, that’s not surprising. We all... Read More
7 min read | February 27, 2017

Blood Cholesterol 101

We all know cholesterol isn’t great for us, so what is it doing in our blood? You’ll be glad to know that cholesterol is actually essential for health: We need it to... Read More

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