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By Mark Hyman MD
This bright green smoothie from my book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, gets its creaminess from nutrient-dense avocado, an excellent source of all nine essential amino acids that our bodies need to build muscle, as well as the omega-3 fats our brains and hearts need…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s that time of year again. A time to reflect on that which we are grateful, a time for being with loved ones, and time for a whole lot of food! I bet at least one of your fondest Thanksgiving memories involves food, I know that’s true for…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Oh, heavens! Where did the year go?! As we get into the seasonal groove, keep in mind that all those tasty-but-not-great-for-health cocktails can undermine your gut health and immunity just when you need them most! Side-stepping alcohol and all that extra sugar can be quite a challenge. How can you…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
I cannot say enough wonderful things about wild mushrooms. Although you’ll often see them categorized as a vegetable, they technically belong to the fungi family. Their medicinal benefits have been recognized by Eastern medicine practitioners for thousands of years. Modern science is now catching up to ancient wisdom…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Protein is responsible for nearly all of the work carried out in every cell throughout the body. Protein provides the building blocks for the structure, function, and regulation of all tissues and organs, as well as the repair of our DNA. Many foods contain protein, but none are…
By Lisa Nicotera, DC, RN
You have probably heard that positivity is beneficial and good for you. While it does feel good to think positive, much more is happening! It turns out that positive thoughts and feelings are two of the best medicines for your body. Your…