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Fortifying Kids’ Nutrition

By Michael Dregni
Two-thirds of American kids' calories come from processed food. Here's how we can do better.
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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.
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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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Get Your Glow On: A Q&A With Chef Ryan Dodge

By Anjula Razdan
We talk to Life Time executive chef Ryan Dodge about his food philosophy, food that is alive, and LifeCafe’s Coffee Crunch Energy Bites.
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4 Endangered Foods

By Michael Dregni
The climate crisis is threatening the foods we love. Here's what we can do about it.
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Allergy, Sensitivity, or Intolerance? A Guide to Food-Reactivity Issues

By Mo Perry
Learn more about the difference between food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities, what might be behind their increasing prevalence, and what you can do about them.
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Tastemaker: Q&A With Padma Lakshmi

By Lori Berger
The Top Chef host and best-selling author Padma talks about her passion for immigrant cultures and their food stories — and the joys of eating more adventurously.
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7 Tips for Eating a Raw-Foods Diet

By Catherine Guthrie
Thinking about trying a raw-foods diet? These tips, including easing into raw foods and eating warming spices, might help ward off digestive distress.
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Should People With IBS, Leaky Gut, or Other Gut Issues Eat a Raw-Food Diet?

By Catherine Guthrie
If you have digestive challenges, a raw-foods diet might not be right for you. Here's why.
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The Pros and Cons of a Raw-Food Diet

By Catherine Guthrie
Raw-food diets have many passionate advocates, but the benefits differ for different people. Learn how find a balance that's right for you.
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7 Tips on Eating for Trauma Recovery

By Jessie Sholl
Cutting back on caffeine, eating magnesium-rich foods, and more can help support you while you are healing from chronic stress.
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A Field Guide to Potatoes

By Elizabeth Millard
Learn the features — and nutritional benefits — of five types of potatoes: French fingerlings, Peruvian purples, red potatoes, Yukon golds, and russets.
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How Trauma Affects Our Eating Habits

By Jessie Sholl
Trauma can play a significant role in our relationship with food — which is why some nutritionists and dietitians are practicing a more holistic approach.
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Are the Carbs in Potatoes the Same as the Carbs in Sugar?

By Elizabeth Millard
In short, no. Potatoes contain a more complex form of carbohydrate called amylose, which digests more slowly than sugar.
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How to Grow Sprouts

By Molly Tynjala
Celebrate the start of spring by cultivating some of these nutritionally dense plants in your kitchen.
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Advice From a Trainer: 5 Tips for a Successful D.TOX

By The Life Time Training Team
The top strategies for success this trainer learned after going through the Life Time D.TOX program multiple times.
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The Health Benefits of Eating Potatoes

By Elizabeth Millard
Long maligned by various healthy-eating plans, potatoes are back in favor — and more nutritious than you might think.
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4 Weeknight Instant Pot Meals

By Michelle Tam
Mix up your meal routine with these Instant Pot recipes from best-selling author Michelle Tam’s latest cookbook.
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