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How Does Potassium Support Muscle Health?

By Lauren Bedosky

Potassium, an electrolyte, helps maintain a healthy balance of fluids in our muscle cells.

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How Do Probiotics and Prebiotics Support Muscle Health?

By Lauren Bedosky

Learn how probiotics and prebiotics maintain a balanced gut microbiome, which supports your muscle health.

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Why Supplement With a Greens Powder?

With Anika Christ, RD
Season 8, Episode 7

A greens powder supplement is one straightforward way to up your intake of a variety of veggies and fruit.

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What Are the Key Factors That Influence Your Calorie Needs?

By Experience Life Staff

Age, body composition, physical size, and physical activity are four things to consider as you assess your individual caloric needs.

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What to Eat for Strong Muscles

By Lauren Bedosky

You need protein and more to get and stay strong. These essential nutrients can support your muscles now and for the long haul.

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ONE HEALTHY HABIT: How to Eat More Vegetables

By Experience Life Staff

In this month’s challenge, improve your gut microbiome and boost overall health by consuming more veggies and herbs.

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Ask the Dietitians: Your Nutrition Questions, Answered (Part Two)

With Anika Christ, RD, and Samantha McKinney, RD
Season 8, Episode 2

Which supplement ingredients should I avoid? What is considered “clean eating”? Are there healthy habits to never waiver on? Life Time dietitians answer these common nutrition questions — and more.

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3 Common Myths About Nutrition for Older Adults

By Emily Ewen

A Life Time registered dietitian busts a few misconceptions about healthy nutrition as you age.

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How to Detox Your Colon — Naturally

By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN

Discover the power of seven specific foods that play a crucial role in supporting your colon’s natural detoxification process, effectively reducing toxic overload.

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How Soil Health Is Connected to Human Health — and So Much More

By Kristin Ohlson

You may not be able to see them, but the microorganisms in the soil have a major impact on human nutrition and health.

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12 Key Nutrients for Mood Support

By Chrystle Fiedler

According to nutritional psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, these are the most important nutrients for supporting your mental health.

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8 Ways to Support Your Mental Health With Food

By Chrystle Fiedler

There are no instant solutions to mental health challenges, but a few relatively easy dietary interventions can help stabilize and improve your mood over time.

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Expert Answers: Do You Need Sodium for Hydration?

By The Life Time Health Team

How this mineral is involved in the body’s hydration process.

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2 Refreshing Electrolyte Mocktail Recipes

By The Life Time Health Team

The inclusion of electrolytes in these mocktails provides you with an extra hydration boost.

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How to Find Real Coffee

By Lauren David

Watch out for imposters when you’re buying ground coffee, and learn how to be sure you’re buying the real deal.

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4 Ways That Nutrition Can Negatively Affect Our Mood

By Chrystle Fiedler

Building a solid nutritional foundation for mental health starts with recognizing how food may be contributing to low mood. These are some of the factors.

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How to Find Real Honey, Coffee, Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Parmesan Cheese, and Maple Syrup

By Lauren David

Watch out for imposters among these five favorite foods, and learn how to be sure you’re buying the real deal.

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What Are Macros and Calories?

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 16

Macros and calories are often the focus for many individuals who are pursuing health-related goals, particularly those tied to body composition. Yet as straightforward as these essential elements of nutrition may seem, they are actually quite complicated and nuanced. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, helps us understand the differences between macros and calories and the roles they play in our health and well-being. He also offers insights for how to think about them when it comes to healthy eating.

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Can Ashwagandha Boost VO2 Max?

By Marco Dregni

This adaptogenic herb has been used for ages in Ayurvedic medicine to aid health and immunity. Now, exercise scientists believe it may also enhance aerobic performance.

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How Much Protein Do I Need as I Age?

By Craig Cox

Learn how protein-rich foods can help seniors combat muscle loss and other health issues.

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The Downsides of the Sweet Stuff: All About Sugar and Sugar Alternatives

With Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Season 7, Episode 12

Sugar is everywhere, and — as with so many things — too much of it is detrimental to our health and well-being. While this is common knowledge for many, most of us are still consuming well more than is recommended, and the topic has gotten even more confusing in recent years with the proliferation of artificial and natural sweeteners. Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT, explains the body-wide health effects of sugar, the pros and cons of the various types of sweet sources, and how we can be more mindful about sugar’s place in our diets.

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