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Should You Eat Saturated Fats?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Here are five things to consider.
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Should You Cook Cruciferous Vegetables?

By Mo Perry
The answer depends on how strong your digestion is, say some experts.
Darryl Bosshardt

Salt’s Place in a Healthy Diet

With Darryl Bosshardt of Redmond Real Salt
Season 3, Episode 11   June 8, 2021

Salt is one of those nutrition topics that causes a lot of confusion: Is it good for us — or not? Darryl Bosshardt of Redmond Real Salt joins us to cut through the misconceptions, explaining the essential role of salt in our health, and how the good/bad conversation really boils down to what form of salt you’re eating and the foods it’s attached to.

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5 Foil-Pack Meals

By Maddie Augustin
Perfect for camping, grilling, or a mess-free meal in your kitchen, these foil packets are simple and satisfying.
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How to Cook With Your Senses

By Camille Berry
It's true that you should taste your food often when cooking, but your other senses are also assets in the kitchen.
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Kitchen Essentials

By Experience Life Staff
These top-quality kitchen staples make just about everything taste better.
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The Environmental Impact of Nondairy Milks

By Heidi Wachter
Which nondairy milk is most climate-friendly: almond milk, rice milk, soymilk, or oat milk?
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Who Owns Your Healthy Food?

By Kaelyn Riley
Here are the five Big Food conglomerates that own some of your favorite "natural" or organic brands.
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A Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms

By Catherine Guthrie
Reishi and Turkey Tail mushrooms are just two of the most popular medicinal mushrooms.
Chef Ryan Dodge

Farmers’ Markets, Gardens, and Eating Fresh

With Chef Ryan Dodge
Season 3, Episode 9   May 18, 2021

Spring offers new opportunities for embracing fresh, locally grown produce. Chef Ryan Dodge joins us to explore the importance of these whole foods, as well as ways we can get more of them into our diet, whether we grow them ourselves or shop for them at a local farmers’ markets.

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14 Tips to Reduce Household Food Waste

By Heidi Wachter
Simple strategies to reduce your food-print.
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Our Food Glossary

By Kaelyn Riley
At Experience Life, these are some of the most common terms we use to describe how we eat, what we eat, and the issues surrounding our food system.
A spread of guacamole, chicken taco lettuce wraps, and a margarita.

30-Minute Taco Night

By Life Time Editorial Team
With a dash of lime, these three recipes are fit for a fiesta.
Marcus Samuelsson

The Importance of Food Heritage

With Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Season 3, Episode 7   May 4, 2021

Food provides a window into our culture. Celebrated chef Marcus Samuelsson talks about the soul of American food, specifically Black food traditions, and how the origins of what and how we cook both influences and connects us.

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Matt Frazier, Emily Schaldach, and Kendrick Farris

The Plant-Powered Athlete

By Nicole Radziszewski
Prioritizing plant foods can benefit both your health and your fitness performance. Three athletes share how they fuel their active pursuits — and with great success.
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The Health Benefits of Eating a Mediterranean Diet

By Laine Bergeson Becco
Why blending good food, healthy activity, and a spirit of conviviality is an enduring recipe for health.
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How to Make Cold Brew

By Kaelyn Riley
It takes just four steps to make your own refreshing beverage at home.
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4 Recipes to Clear Out the Crisper

By Maddie Augustin
Springtime often means our fridges are bursting with fresh veggies. Make good use of the food you have on hand with these recipes.
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Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

By Maddie Augustin
Make this healthy, homemade breakfast spread as a Mother’s Day surprise — or anytime you want to treat someone you love.
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All Rise: Marcus Samuelsson

By Courtney Helgoe
The celebrated chef talks about Black food traditions, community kitchens, and the soul of American food.
A person's hand holding a cheeseburger.

Are “Cheat Meals” a Good Idea?

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Things to consider when deciding whether or not to include regular indulgences in your nutrition approach.
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