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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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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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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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The Addictive Power of Processed Foods

By Marco Dregni
Big Food engineers foods like chocolate, ice cream, French fries, and chips to be addictive. Here's how.
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Is Decaf Coffee Good or Bad for Your Health?

By Marco Dregni
Not all decaf coffee is the same. Here’s what to avoid — and how to brew the perfect cup of decaf.
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Why Drinking Water Alone Isn’t Enough to Stay Hydrated

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Consuming adequate amounts of water daily is essential — but you also need to ensure your body holds on to those fluids.
Samantha McKinney

Why Magnesium?

With Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Season 4, Episode 14   December 14, 2021

Magnesium is one of the most prevalent minerals in the body, impacting how we feel and function every day — yet it’s also the second most common nutrient deficiency behind vitamin D. In this mini episode, Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT, explains magnesium’s far-reaching role in our health and offers tips for making sure our bodies have optimal levels.

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The Wild World of Fermentation: Q&A With Sandor Katz

By Marco Dregni
The author and "fermentation revivalist" talks about fermented soybeans, turmeric-infused pickles, and living with HIV.
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What Are the Health Effects of Moderate Alcohol Consumption?

By Mo Perry
Alcohol seems to affect us all differently — and even affect our own bodies differently over time. Here are answers to some of your questions about booze and the body.
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Good Eats for All: How to Navigate the Holidays with Dietary Restrictions

By Julie Dulude
Based on learnings from her own healing journey, best-selling cookbook author Danielle Walker shares tips for enjoying seasonal gatherings when dealing with food intolerances or allergies.
Anika Christ

Why Vitamin D?

With Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Season 4, Episode 11   November 16, 2021

Vitamin D is the most common micronutrient deficiency — but it’s also one that we can prevent with relative ease. In this mini episode, Anika Christ, RD, CPT, explains why vitamin D is critical to our health, including its role in immunity, and offers ways we can make sure our bodies get optimal levels.

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Foods to Eat — and Avoid — During Cancer Treatment

By Catherine Guthrie
Use nutrition to help protect — and fortify — a weakened immune system during cancer treatment.
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6 Tips for Sourcing High-Quality, Fair-Trade Spices

By Helen Martineau
If you want to buy fresh seasonings grown by farmers who are treated fairly, keep these suggestions in mind.
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The Benefits of Alkaline Water

By Courtney Helgoe
Research suggests alkaline water may help lower blood pressure and cholesterol and moderate the effects of diabetes.
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Eating Well During Cancer Care

By Catherine Guthrie
Integrative cancer experts offer ways to nourish yourself when food seems less appealing.
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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.
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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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How Much Caffeine Is In That?

By Laine Bergeson Becco
The amount of caffeine in some of our favorite foods and drinks varies greatly.
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3 Ways to Get Hydrated — That Aren’t Plain Water

By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Try one of these three creative ways to boost your body’s hydration levels.
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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.
Paul Kriegler

Why Hydration?

With Paul Kriegler, RD
Season 4, Episode 2   September 14, 2021

Our bodies are 70 percent water, so maintaining a healthy body starts with sustaining healthy hydration habits. In this mini episode, Paul Kriegler, RD, explains why proper hydration is so essential for our health and how we can make sure we’re optimizing our water intake.

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