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10 Best Foods To Help You Sleep, According To A Dietitian

14/01/2022

A good night’s sleep can change everything. Not only does being well-rested give your brain time to recharge, but it also helps your immune system fight illness, reduces stress, and lowers your risk for serious health problems, like heart disease and diabetes. But if you’re spending more time counting sheep than actually catching Z’s, you’re not alone. More than one in three adults in America aren’t getting the recommended seven hours of snoozing regularly, per a study by the CDC. There is…

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MAXIMIZE HEALTHY EATING with These Foods

13/01/2022

It’s well known that eating a variety of foods is optimal when it comes to our health. However, some key foods have a special effect, and adding them to your diet is a great idea for an extra healthy boost. These foods are packed with phytonutrients that help to protect our health and fend off diseases. Here are the top six foods I recommend to start adding in daily to your meals and snacks. Garlic This flavor powerhouse is known…

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Foods That Help You ZEN OUT

08/12/2021

There are a number of practices we can do to regulate our nervous system. Gentle activity like yoga, deep breathing, meditation, hot baths, healing frequencies, and even hugs can help us move closer to a state of zen when the holidays—or life—get a little chaotic. But hey, a person’s gotta eat regardless of our active choices, so why not make decisions when it comes to food that can help activate, or slow down, those parts of our brain? Overall, a healthy,…

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8 Foods to Boost Vitamin D Intake During the Winter

10/11/2021

We are forced to say goodbye to the days the sun set at 8 p.m and prepare for shorter days and long winter nights. Along with the slow decline of sunshine, the threat of vitamin D deficiency follows in suit. Essential for promoting bone and immune system health, vitamin D is the secret to fighting infection and staying healthy throughout the winter. During the summer months vitamin D is absorbed by the body through sun exposure. Ironically, when we need vitamin D…

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NIGHTTIME SNACKS That Won’t Cause Weight Gain

26/10/2021

Why does it feel like our evening cravings are far more powerful than our daytime ones? We had a productive, healthy day—maybe we started with a smoothie and a workout, finished all our tasks and errands, had a healthy dinner, and are winding down and relaxing. And yet, a late-night craving comes over us like a tsunami, and those cookies, that quesadilla, those fries … They are all we can think about, and we will go to bed with an aching in…

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10 JUNK FOOD Replacements

23/10/2021

When that craving for something sweet or salty comes up and all you can think about is having the perfect snack on hand, grabbing something healthy may not be top of mind. Cravings are emotional experiences that turn on a demand response to seek out something to satisfy that specific need. When your mind turns to the attention of a craving, it becomes a sort of tunnel vision, making it difficult to focus on anything other than finding a way…

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The Top WRINKLE-FIGHTING FOODS

13/09/2021

When we think of nutrition, we tend to default to a body-centric notion. We think of being slim, burning fat, which foods are best for proper digestion, etc. And that’s great—there is nothing wrong with wanting to stay in shape, and excellent digestion is the baseline for health. But intentional eating can also be targeted. Most nutritionally dense foods will not be good for only one thing. Superfoods are powerful allies for many of our body’s functions, but when we consider them for…

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The Healthiest Snacks to SATISFY LATE-NIGHT CRAVINGS

11/09/2021

Some days, the idea of a nibble post-sup does nothing for us at all. Maybe we ate dinner later than usual, or we’re at a point in our cycle where we are simply satisfied. We have an appreciation for those days. Other times, we’re harder to satisfy. We absolutely need (not want, need) a sweet bite after dinner, and later before we’re drifting off, we get that insatiable hankering for more snacks. How do we fight the craving for late-night munchies? Do we…

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THE SUMMER SALAD YOU’LL CRAVE on Repeat This Season

29/07/2021

Is it even summer if you’re not rotating your favorite salads? There’s something about enjoying a light and refreshing bed of crisp greens under the sun that just hits different. It’s pure bliss. To add to your healthy lunch lineup, we teamed up with clean-eating expert and founder of Shayna’s Kitchen, Shayna Taylor, to share her recipe for a delicious veggie and fruit combination that is sure to become your go-to salad this season. After you make it once, you’ll be craving…

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Healthy pancake recipes

20/03/2021

Planning on whipping up some pancakes at home? The nutritional therapist Eve Kalinik shares how to do it the healthy way – here’s the list of ingredients that she recommends you use.   COCONUT FLOUR This is a nice way to replace the refined version and, since its a low glycaemic index food, it’s good for regulating blood sugar levels as well as helping to support lower cholesterol. Coconut flour is also naturally high in fibre and a good source…

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