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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.
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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.
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How to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen

By Jill Patton, FMCHC
It’s never too early — or too late — to introduce your kids to the life skills learned in the kitchen.
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How to Buy, Store, and Use Eggplant

By Kaelyn Riley
Get inspired to use more of this nightshade in your home kitchen.
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4 Ways to Use an Overripe Avocado

By Courtney Lewis Opdahl
Don't toss that precious fruit! Discover four ways to use an avocado that seems past its prime.
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6 Delicious Dips

By Robin Asbell
Dunk sliced raw veggies or your favorite crackers into one of these healthy dips. Bonus: We even have a dessert dip!
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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.
Paul Kriegler

Everyday Habits for Building Immunity

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 5, Episode 1   April 19, 2022

The topic of immunity has gotten a lot of attention because of the pandemic, yet our immune systems always need support so we’re healthy and strong at the metabolic level and prepared to fight off germs, bacteria, and other potentially compromising invaders. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, shares the lifestyle habits within our control that can build our immunity, including primary factors to be aware of and what might provide us with the greatest resilience.

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How to Buy, Store, and Use Dates

By Callie Fredrickson
Whether as a standalone snack or an ingredient in your next recipe, this sweet fruit deserves a place in your kitchen.
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4 Tips for Tea Preparation

By Robert Hanson
Follow these suggestions to brew a perfect cup of tea.
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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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Spring Dinner Recipes

By Thomas McNamee
Seamus Mullen shares a spring menu made up of some of his fresh favorites.
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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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How to Enjoy Tea

By Robert Hanson
Different cultures have various ways of enjoying this age-old beverage. Try one of these recipes to make teatime more delicious.
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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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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 Buy, Store, and Use Cauliflower

By Blessing Kasongoma
This popular cruciferous veggie is nutritious and endlessly versatile.
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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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