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

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.

jars filled with a variety of pasta
By Laine Bergeson Becco
Not all carbohydrates are created equal — especially when it comes to the Mediterranean diet. Here's why.
various colors and textures of salt in rows
By Kaelyn Riley
Nearly everything’s better with a sprinkle of salt. Take a closer look at your kitchen’s most essential seasoning.
a plate with food made to look like a frowny face
By Nicole Radziszewski
Putting plant-based eating into practice can pose some challenges. Consider these common pitfalls — and find out how to overcome them.
a woman mindfully eats a strawberry
By Evelyn Tribole, MS, RDN and Elyse Resch, MS, RDN
Expert advice from two renowned nutritionists for building a healthy body image and making peace with food.
a man sits at the side of road looking looking tired
By Michael Dregni
A recent study suggests we might want to limit our sugar intake.
Katia Smirnov holding a glass
By Katia Smirnov
When one woman began investigating ingredients in her food, she found preservatives, chemicals, and hormones she wasn’t expecting. Her decision to prioritize organic whole foods improved her mood, weight, and overall well-being.
Matt Frazier, Emily Schaldach, and Kendrick Farris
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.
a table set outside on a patio in the Mediterranean
By Laine Bergeson Becco
Why blending good food, healthy activity, and a spirit of conviviality is an enduring recipe for health.
an omelet filled with veggies
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.
A person's hand holding a cheeseburger.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Things to consider when deciding whether or not to include regular indulgences in your nutrition approach.
a jar of chia seed pudding with kiwi
By Laine Bergeson Becco
Plus: How to eat them!
Glasses of three different smoothies.
By The Life Time Training Team
Continue your nutrition efforts with week two of our three-week meal plan.
A woman indecisively looking in the fridge.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Plus, ways to navigate the ups and downs so you can develop healthier and more sustainable eating habits.
bottles of orange and green juice
By Michael Dregni
Here are seven "healthy" beverages — and how much sugar they actually contain.
healthy chocolate chip banana muffins
By The Life Time Training Team
Continue your nutrition efforts with week two of our three-week meal plan.
colorful radishes
By Kaelyn Riley
Distinctively peppery and crunchy, these root veggies are good for so much more than salad.
illustration of a person kicking a donut
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Five things you can do to banish sugar cravings.
Samantha McKinney

Metabolism is more complex than simply being “fast” or “slow” or controlled by exercise. There are many things we can do in our daily lives to optimize it. Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, shares how to build the foundation for a healthy metabolism, as well as ways to dig deeper if you’re not seeing results or feeling your best.

various seeds arranged in piles
By Laine Bergeson Becco
These tiny but mighty seeds deliver plant-based protein and a bevy of other health-supportive nutrients.
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