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Nutrients

Is Dark Chocolate Good for Us?
By Michael Dregni
Dark chocolate is hailed as a health elixir. Is this more hype than reality?
Seasonal Eating
By Elizabeth Millard
Whole foods have a cyclical rhythm — and so do we. Discover the multiple ways that eating with the seasons can support our health.
Sugar Rush
By Experience Life Staff
Blood sugar and insulin work together to support your energy and health. Learn how to keep them in balance.
Feed Your Flora
By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RDN
Good gut health requires more than consuming enough probiotics.
The Great Salt Debate
By Experience Life Staff
Does restricting sodium intake cause more problems than it solves?
colorful vegetables
By Elizabeth Millard
Committed to healthier eating? Here's how to pile your plate with even more vegetables.
Sugar Substitutes
By Kristin Ohlson
Low-calorie food replacements have promised to make our weight-loss dreams come true, but research indicates that these pseudo-foods rarely deliver. In fact, they may set our weight-loss efforts back.
Vitamin D
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
The sunshine vitamin supports hundreds of processes in your body. Learn why you may need more of it than you think.
Comfort Food
By Catherine Guthrie
These four nutritional strategies can help support a calmer state of mind.
Who's Counting
By Catherine Guthrie
Set aside the calorie obsession and fat-gram fixation. To lose weight and maintain a healthy body, try these strategies instead.
Illustration of a leafy green, egg, slice of toast, and fish.
By Julie Kendrick
A guide to understanding omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and how they influence your health.
Fruits and Vegetables
By Catherine Guthrie
How the unique life cycle of your favorite produce affects its flavor and nutrition.
Fish shopping
By Matthew Kadey
Finding seafood you can feel good about eating is a challenge. This guide will help you make healthier, more sustainable choices.
healthier Pasta
By Matthew Kadey
Eating noodles doesn't have to mean a carb hangover the next day. Check out these pasta upgrades from holistic nutritionist Michelle Babb.
healthier pizza
By Matthew Kadey
Who said pizza has to be a guilty pleasure? Functional-medicine nutritionist Maggie Ward offers several delicious ways to makeover the traditional pie.
A colorful spread of tacos and taco fillings
By Matthew Kadey
Taco night gets a nutritional reboot, courtesy of Paleo cookbook author Melissa Joulwan.
A colorful spread of tacos and taco fillings
By Matthew Kadey
Three go-to meals get a nutritional reboot.
microorganisms
By Kristin Ohlson
You may not be able to see them, but microorganisms in the soil have a big impact on human nutrition and health.
folate
By Julie Kendrick
You may not know the difference between folic acid and folate, but your body does. Learn how to get the form you need for optimal health.
An image of a pill bottle filled with colored candies
By Catherine Guthrie
To understand how sugar can wreak havoc on your health, take a closer look at how it’s metabolized in the body.
Added Sugar in labels
By Catherine Guthrie
Next year, the FDA will require food manufacturers to disclose added sugars on nutrition labels. Learn why it's a big win for your health.
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