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Tips for a Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can bring about various stresses related to family, travel, and indulgent feasting, but there are simple steps you can take to minimize negative outcomes and transform the day into a positive experience. Here are five wellness tips to help you navigate Thanksgiving with ease and enjoyment. Mindful Eating: Instead

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Are Sandwiches Healthy?

Sandwiches, undeniably easy and convenient, often find their way onto our plates. But, they’re not always the healthiest choice. The USDA 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has identified them as the leading sources of sodium and saturated fat in the American diet. You can still relish delicious sandwiches, however, without compromising

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Embracing Mindful Eating

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s all too easy to rush through meals without giving our bodies and minds the attention they deserve. But the art of mindful eating offers a transformative approach to nourishing yourself. It’s about making conscious, health-focused choices that not only benefit your physical well-being but also

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Is Pasta Bad for You?

Pasta has long been at the center of debates in diet culture. Is it a forbidden indulgence or a nourishing component of a balanced diet? The truth lies somewhere in between, and there is evidence to support this perspective. Consider Sardinia, one of the Blue Zones, where pasta is a

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Does Soy Affect Fertility, Endometriosis, and Cancer?  

Soy and its impact on women’s health is a topic that often stirs passionate discussions. In recent conversations, I’ve encountered individuals grappling with questions about soy’s influence on conditions such as fertility, endometriosis, and cancer. Most of the information they have is unfairly skewed negative. So, what does the  research actually say?

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Is Coffee Good For You? The Health Benefits of Coffee

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest in wellness and health news, you’ve likely encountered a multitude of articles highlighting new studies that emphasize the positive impact of coffee on our health. The age-old questions, “Is coffee good for me?” and “Is coffee bad for me?” are finally gaining

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Seitan Tacos: My Signature #TacoTuesday Recipe

Taco Tuesdays just got a whole lot better with my seitan taco recipe. Whether you’re a meat-eater or a vegetarian, these tacos have something to satisfy your taste buds. Seitan, for many a preferred plant-based meat replacement, adds a delightful twist for carnivores and herbivores alike. What sets these tacos

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How to Master Your Food Cravings

We all yearn for delectable treats that might not always align with our wellness goals. Who can resist the allure of chips, baked goods, or a scoop of ice cream? It’s a universal experience, and I’m no exception. As a nutrition coach, one of the most frequently asked questions I

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