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Flexitarian Eating

January 24, 2017

Have you been tempted to become a vegetarian, but the thought of giving up barbecues or your mom’s meatloaf seems too daunting? Thankfully, you can obtain many of the same benefits of vegetarian living without forgoing meat completely. You just have to become a “flexitarian.”

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Healthy Bones and Plant-Driven Diets

August 17, 2016

Healthy Bones and Plant-Driven Diets
These foods will help you keep a veggie-focused approach without weakening your skeleton.

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD

Many people embracing a more plant-based diet worry they’re setting themselves up for nutritional shortfalls that will weaken their bones. Where will they get their calcium—the best-known nutrient for bone health—if they’re avoiding dairy? And what about other bone builders like high-quality protein and vitamin B12, which are readily available in meat?Vegetarians and vegans, who focus their eating efforts mainly on plants, still have to build and maintain strong bones to stave off conditions like osteoporosis. After all, nothing slows down a healthy, active lifestyle more than a stress fracture or a broken hip. Fortunately, there’s good news for kale and lentil lovers everywhere. Eating mostly foods grown in soil need not weaken our skeletons.

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The Science of Eating Better

April 17, 2016

America isn’t just drowning in sugary liquid calories—it’s also neck-deep in opinions about the best ways of eating to slim down. Health bloggers, co-workers, in-laws and Facebook friends are all chiming in these days with their two cents’ worth on how to win the battle of the bulge.

Perhaps you’ve heard that gluten is keeping the nation’s belt buckles a little tighter or that expensive juice cleanses are
a surefire way to flush toxins and excess fat from your system. Is coconut oil really the magic it takes to hone a six-pack?

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Superfood Swaps

March 18, 2016

There is no question that certain familiar foods like yogurt and salmon
can be the backbone of a healthy diet, but eating the same items day in
and day out is a sure-fire route to dietary burnout.

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In With the New

October 18, 2015

There is no question that certain familiar foods like yogurt and salmon
can be the backbone of a healthy diet, but eating the same items day in
and day out is a sure-fire route to dietary burnout.

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Which of These Healthful Foods is the Better Choice?

March 27, 2015

As you know, a food dollar doesn’t stretch nearly as far as it used to. As a result, many of your clients who are eager to eat a clean diet might find themselves increasingly hemming and hawing over which healthy foods to toss into their grocery carts and which to leave behind.

The more nutritious choice isn’t always obvious. Apple or pear? Chicken breast or turkey breast? Well, let’s get ready to rumble. We’re sending similar edibles into the ring to duke it out so we can crown nutrition’s heavyweight champs.

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Bug Love: New Ways to Eat Fermented Foods

January 16, 2015

Although not particularly glamorous, eating “bugs” is now considered essential for better gut health. And our increasing appetite for so-called “probiotics” is being played out in the proliferation of fermentation cookbooks and food products hitting store shelves.

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Food Fight: Clash of the Nutrition Titans

January 14, 2015

As you know, a food dollar doesn’t stretch nearly as far as it used to. As a result, many of your clients who are eager to eat a clean diet might find themselves increasingly hemming and hawing over which healthy foods to toss into their grocery carts and which to leave behind.

The more nutritious choice isn’t always obvious. Apple or pear? Chicken breast or turkey breast? Well, let’s get ready to rumble. We’re sending similar edibles into the ring to duke it out so we can crown nutrition’s heavyweight champs.

The Battle: Bison vs. Beef

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