Health and Nutrition Writer

My stories offer readers practical tips about nutrition and healthy eating, as well as other ways to embrace a healthier lifestyle. Credits include Clean Eating, Weight Watchers, & more.

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The Migraine Diet

Are you prone to migraines? Read how these dietary changes could help you kick your chronic headaches

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Why Genes Might Be the Key to Weight Loss

If you've buddied up with a friend for a weight-loss challenge and your results were less stellar than hers, your genes may be to blame.

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This Fat-Burning Hormone is Important for Weight loss - Clean Eating

You know that diet and exercise are the way to keep weight in check, but your workout may be the real game changer when it comes to shedding extra fat.

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Clean Ingredient Swaps for Your Favorite Holiday Recipes Recipe ...

Many traditional holiday recipes, often passed down from mom and grandma, feature more than a few not-so-clean ingredients. Here are some easy ways to make sure you're feeding yourself and your family the absolute best this season.

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All About Apples

Do a lot of baking over the holiday season? Then, peruse our comprehensive guide to apple varieties and discover which ones are the best for your stuffing, bread, pie or even chopped salad.

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Kefir: The Fermented Milk Drink with Probiotic Prowess

Kefir is popping up in the dairy cases of supermarkets across the country. But, what exactly is it?

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Beyond Kefir and Kombucha: More Fermented Drinks with a ...

Make your own fermented drinks with these recipes from the experts.

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Veggie to Try: Heirloom Cranberry Beans

Brighten up your dinner plate and improve your health while 
you’re at it with heirloom cranberry beans.

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Whey Protein Shakes Can Help You Lose Weight

You already know that consuming a protein-packed breakfast has been proven to help manage weight, but does the type of protein you reach for make a difference?

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Pineberries: The New Fruit You'll Love For Summer | Clean Eating ...

Though sometimes mistaken as a genetically modified fruit, the pineberry is actually a fragrant hybrid of the South American strawberry variety Fragaria chiloensis and the North American strawberry variety Fragaria virginiana, which results in a conical white berry with red seeds. You’ll find these soft, juicy berries in small quantities at gourmet grocers and specialty food stores.

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Loquats: The Cancer-Fighting Fruit to Try Now

For centuries, only Chinese royalty had the privilege of enjoying the sweet taste of the apricot-resembling fruit known as the loquat. Brimming with antioxidants called hydroxycinnamic acids, studies have shown loquats may be protective against heart disease and some types of cancer.

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Why Insect Oil Might Be the New Omega-3 Hero

As land becomes more scarce and oceans depleted, insects may be one of the most sustainable ways of meeting the future’s nutrition challenges.

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Meet Your New Super Green: Orach

It may be one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world, but only recently has orach been attracting attention as a superfood alternative to spinach and chard.

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How Listening To Your Gut Will Help You Lose Weight - Clean Eating

If your gut instinct is to reach for a second helping after you clean your plate, you may want to wait a bit and see if that instinct changes.

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Mizuna: Power Up with this Disease-Protective Green...