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Necessary dietary supplement or trendy scam? For most, we’re going with scam. Save your cash and focus on consuming more whole foods. Powdered greens are having a moment, promoted to scoop into smoothies or a glass of water for health benefits and as a means to ‘enhance your lifestyle and activity.’ Although powdered greens have […]

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 Summer is almost here and so are all of the “what’s in season?” questions. Only about 10% of US adults consume adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables. One of the best parts of the changing seasons is the variety in produce that is offered. The summer months do not disappoint in terms of nutrients and […]

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Are you considering crash dieting for summer? Let us change your mind. Keep reading for a Registered Dietitian’s guide to a successful, healthy and confident summer. How to get a beach body: Step 1- have a body. Step 2- go to the beach. Congratulations! You have a beach body. As the weather warms up and […]

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Sticking to a consistent exercise routine is one of the healthiest things you can do for your body. But how much exercise is too much? Find out here.

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  The term “hormone balance” is everywhere lately. But while influencers sell fertility-friendly supplements and skincare brands promise to nix your hormonal acne, the truth is that hormonal balance doesn’t come from a quick fix.   Below, we’re serving up 10 science-backed nutrition tips that actually support healthy hormone levels.   What is “Hormonal Balance? […]

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  Overwhelmed by all of the sugar-free sweeteners on the market? We don’t blame you. Add to that the never-ending confusion about whether sweeteners are safe and things get even more confusing.   Experts continue to question whether zero- or low-calorie sweeteners truly improve blood sugar regulation and promote weight management given the rising rates […]

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  Digestive issues like bloating, constipation and diarrhea are among everyone. But individuals with disordered eating patterns and eating disorders are even more likely to struggle with GI distress.    The Prevalence of GI Issues Among People with Eating Disorders   Research suggests there’s a bidirectional relationship between eating disorders and irritable bowel syndrome, or […]

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  Everyone wants a quick fix and companies selling detoxes and cleanse products promise just that. Whether it’s a flat tummy tea or supplements to support liver detox, tons of products boast long lists of purported health benefits. But do detoxes and cleanses actually work? Here’s everything you need to know about this ever-confusing corner […]

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  Confused about your relationship with food? You’re not alone. While there’s no doubt that food and nutrition can be life-enhancing from both a mental and physical health perspective, over-fixating on food and our bodies can end up working against our health rather than for it.   All-consuming food thoughts tend to cause undue distress […]

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  College comes with a lot of responsibilities. Balancing classes, studying, extracurriculars, and a social life often means that self-care – along with designated meal times and sleep – falls to the wayside. Skipping meals is problematic for everyone, but it’s especially dangerous for anyone recovering from an eating disorder (ED) or trying to heal their […]

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  Fact: Not all carbs are created equal. Myth: Carbs are the enemy. Carbohydrates are an essential component of a healthy diet and banning carbs from your plate can pose serious health problems. Below, we explain everything you need to know about carbs.    But First, What Are Carbohydrates?    We know, we know, carbs […]

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Do you know anything about the MTHFR gene? For most of us, the answer is probably no. But maybe we should! As it turns out, the MTHFR gene plays a critical role in nutrient metabolism- particularly as it relates to folate. So, let’s dive in and discuss more about what folate and MTHFR are, and why […]

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