With the seasonal changes comes new foods, and also lots of tailgating parties, holiday get-togethers, and unwanted weight gain. That summer body you worked so hard for might be slipping away. In fact, 75 percent of Americans’ weight gain takes place during the holiday season, which starts as soon as Halloween. Even though it may […]

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We know what you’re thinking: Do I really need to learn how to follow a recipe? The thing is, learning to cook — which includes understanding the basics of recipes — will not only make you more comfortable in the kitchen but it will soon help alleviate stress by making it faster, simpler and less […]

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If you’re training for your first race, whether it be a 5K or full marathon, you may be wondering if certain foods can help your progress. Even though already have a daily training schedule, you may have forgotten the importance of keeping a nutrition schedule as well. Nutrition is one of the most important factors […]

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In this stir fry, you control the heat. If you want it to be less hot then go for an Anaheim or poblano pepper. If you’re looking to turn up the spice, use a jalapeno or smaller-sized serrano chili (the smaller, the spicier!). Skill level: Beginner Serves: 3 Start to Finish: 30 minutes Prep: 15 […]

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During the dog days of summer, heat and humidity can make cooking in your kitchen feel like a living hell. You may not want to turn on your stove or your oven due to the excessive heat. What’s a good way to cook healthy and nutritional meals without the added heat? Even though you may […]

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As we move into back to school season, make healthy eating a priority. Hit the grocery store with our handy list – these staples will ensure your home is stocked with nutrient-packed foods and beverages. grocery-store-staples

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When cooking at home, it’s essential to add food safety to your list of kitchen to-dos. One in six Americans gets sick every year from food poisoning, according to Foodsafety.gov. The good news: Taking a few precautions when prepping, cooking and storing food can help keep you safe and free from foodborne illnesses like salmonella, […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids are among the most important nutrients to prioritize in your diet. These fats — primarily found in fish, but also in chia seeds and nuts and in supplements, help maintain mental health and stave off depression and aggressive behavior.​

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A 4-ounce portion of salmon provides more than 1,600 milligrams of DHA and EPA, which are the more potent forms of omega-3 fat. Other good sources of EPA and DHA include cold-water fish like tuna and sardines. Ingredients: 1 pound salmon filet, raw 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 1 […]

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Eggs are a convenient and affordable source of protein and a great “go-to” item to keep stocked in your fridge. Not only are eggs an excellent source of vitamin B12, which supports cell growth and helps regulate metabolism, but they’re also high in sulfur, a nutrient that aids vitamin B absorption and liver function. How […]

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