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4 Meals to Bring to a Friend in Need

By Maddie Augustin
Nutritious, comforting recipes designed for leaving on a friend’s doorstep.
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How to Lower Grilled Meat’s Cancer Risk

By Catherine Guthrie
Adding onions and garlic to a meat marinade may offset the risks of heterocyclic amines.
Two mini mummy cauliflower crust pizzas.

5 Healthy Halloween Treats

By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
No tricks, just tasty Halloween eats.
a medley of ancient rice and grains, meat, and roasted veggies

5 Ancient Wheat Grains to Try

By Stephanie Soucheray
Some people with gluten sensitivities find some ancient wheat grains easier to digest. Here are five to try.
garlic bulbs, onions and scallions

What You Need to Know About Alliums

By Catherine Guthrie
What is an allium — and why do you need to eat more of them? Read on for the benefits of onions, garlic, leeks, and more.
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What is Pumpkin Purée and How Do I Use It?

By Kaelyn Riley
Canned pumpkin is a nutritious, versatile ingredient. Here's what to make with pumpkin purée as well as how to pick out a good brand.
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4 Life Time Team Members Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

By Lindsey Frey Palmquist
Enjoy the family stories, delicious flavors, and traditional cuisine proudly shared in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Alejandra Blanco and her coworker Sergio

Alejandra Blanco’s Favorite Family-Style Ceviche

By Life Time
Follow the step-by-step instructions to make Life Time team member Alejandra's mother's ceviche recipe yourself at home.
a variety of ancient grains in bowls

11 Ancient Grains to Try

By Stephanie Soucheray
What are ancient grains, and why should we eat them? Read on for expert advice on how to broaden your whole-grain horizons.
a bento box lunch filled with easy to prepare recipes

7 Make-Ahead Plant-Based Recipes to Up Your Lunch Game

By Maddie Augustin
Try these creative make-ahead recipes to level up your plant-based-lunch game.
coffee beans, chocolate, and other caffeine products

How Much Caffeine Is In That?

By Laine Bergeson Becco
The amount of caffeine in some of our favorite foods and drinks varies greatly.
Dr. Drew Ramsey

Building Mental Health Through Nutrition

With Dr. Drew Ramsey
Season 4, Episode 3   September 21, 2021

Of all the calories we eat each day, 20 percent are used by our brains — so it’s no wonder there’s such a strong connection between our nutritional habits and mental-health status. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist, author, and mental-health advocate, joins us to explain this relationship and teach us about the food choices that best support our brains and mental well-being.

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overhead shot of people holding various cups and types of coffee

How Much Caffeine Is Right for Me?

By Laine Bergeson Becco
To figure out how much caffeine — if any — is OK for you, try eliminating it for a couple of weeks and then reintroducing it.
a family cooks together in their kitchen

9 Ways to Expand Your Palate

By Camille Berry
Experimenting with what you put on your plate can open you up to new flavors — and even help you find ways to enjoy foods you’ve previously avoided.
A bento lunch box packed with chicken, cheese, crackers, grapes, blueberries, tomatoes and carrots.

3 Tips for Packing Lunches the Whole Family Will Love

By Andrea Raab
Plus, easy and nourishing recipes to get you started.
a person sets a jar of canned tomato sauce in a pot of boiling water

A Guide to Hot-Water-Bath Canning

By Robin Asbell
Our step-by-step instructions to hot-water-bath canning will help you preserve your fruits and veggies.
a spread of picnic foods

4 Recipes for an End-of-Summer Picnic

By Maddie Augustin
Take advantage of those last few summer evenings with this perfectly packable picnic.
various containers of coffee beans

How Does Caffeine Really Affect Your Health?

By Laine Bergeson Becco
Your questions about this common stimulant, answered.
jars filled with various fruits and vegetables

How to Can Fruits and Vegetables

By Robin Asbell
Canning is making a comeback. Preserve your summer and fall produce like a pro with these beginner recipes.
bowls filled with chips, popcorn, pretzels and other processed junk foods

Your Body on Junk Food: Q&A With Michael Moss

By Michael Dregni
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist talks about how Big Food uses sugar, salt, and fat to hook Americans.
An illustration of three types of produce regrowing in water.

How Can I Waste Less Food in the Kitchen?

By Hayley Arnet
Get inspired to reduce, reuse, and regrow your produce at home.
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