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30 Days of Express Workouts: Introducing the Holiday Hustle

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Learn about this new digital program designed to help you maintain healthy fitness and nutrition habits despite the obstacles of the holiday season. It begins December 5.
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Is Life Time’s 10-Day Sugar Fix Program Right For You?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Everything to know about this digital program designed to curb sugar cravings.
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5 Heritage Diets and Their Health Benefits

By Camille Berry
Our ancestors have a lot to teach us about eating well. These heritage diets provide a guide to healthy living.
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What Does “Cruelty-Free” Really Mean?

By Michael Dregni
The government does not oversee or regulate this term, but other groups have stepped in. Look for the Animal Welfare Approved label and the Certified Humane Raised & Handled labels.
sugar cubes in a bowl

Kicking the Sugar Habit — Together

By Annie Kragness
One Life Time team member and her parents enrolled in the Life Time Sugar Fix program together to eliminate the ingredient from their diets. This was their experience.
a crate of white eggs with one brown egg labeled as organic

What Does “Organic” Really Mean?

By Michael Dregni
The term is much more regulated than it used to be. Look for the USDA Organic label, which means that at least 95 percent of the ingredients are mostly free of pesticides and fertilizers.
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What Does “Grassfed” Really Mean?

By Michael Dregni
Look for American Grassfed Association certification, which means animals were raised 100 percent on grass and forage — not grain.
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How to Read Misleading Food Labels

By Michael Dregni
Healthwashing, greenwashing, and humanewashing are Big Food marketing trickery. This handy glossary of labeling terms explains what they mean — and don’t mean.
Demi Church in her kitchen and after a race

Demi Church’s Success Story

By Demi Church
A woman struggling with three autoimmune diseases discovers the healing power of food and lifestyle changes.
A woman holding a green smoothie.

3 Habits Life Time Dietitians Do on the Regular

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Strategies that help set them up for daily nutritional success.
A bowl of a salad featuring watermelon, cucumber and herbs.

Rethinking Nutrition . . . for Real

By Renée Main
After years of quick-fix dieting, the cofounder of the ARORA program finally progressed toward her health goals when she made healthy eating a lifestyle.
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New USDA “Bioengineered” Food Label: What You Need to Know

By Casie Leigh Lukes
Here are some of the loopholes and exemptions you might know about.
a glass of cucumber mint infusion

5 Refreshing Drinks Perfect for Summer Sipping

By Molly Schelper
Add flavor and fun to your beverage rotation this season with these make-at-home options.
a woman shops at an open air fish market

How to Find Sustainable Seafood

By Heidi Wachter
Fish offers a host of health benefits, but pollution, overfishing, and human-rights abuses have muddied the waters. Learn how to make more sustainable choices.
glass dishes with various spices and liquids

13 Global Condiments to Use

By Camille Berry
Explore an array of international condiments and sauces — and get ideas for experimenting with them in your next meal.
Images of uncooked beans and lentils on a spoon.

Expert Picks for Plant-Based Proteins

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
A Life Time dietitian shares her top choices for plant-based protein food sources — and considerations to keep in mind if you’re using them to hit your daily protein targets.
a healthy lunch

How to Improve Kids’ Nutrition

By Michael Dregni
Two-thirds of American kids' calories come from processed food. Here's how we can do better.
a person carries veggies in a wood crate

5 Reasons to Opt for a CSA This Summer

By Laurel Kallenbach
Buying a share of a local farm's harvest offers more than fresh, seasonal produce. It supports your community.
a veggie burger in a bowl with avocado and greens

Are Plant-Based Meats Truly More Sustainable?

By Michael Dregni
The answer, it seems, is complex.
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Sioux Chef Sean Sherman on the Importance of Indigenous Food

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Native chef Sean Sherman is striving to decolonize America's idea of food.
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