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    How to Handle Pandemic Weight Gain

    At the doctor’s office recently, the nurse weighed me and said, “That’s five pounds heavier than last time you were here.” I was taken aback--not by the news, but that she’d actually made the comment ...

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    How to Eat to Live to 100

    A nutritionist shares foods that seem to promote a longer lifespan.

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    What is 'High-Value' Eating?

    A nutritionist's take on a 'high value' approach to eating.

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    5 Diet Book Red Flags to Watch Out For

    Fad diet books collecting dust on your shelves? The next time you're tempted to pick up a new one, consider these cautions from a dietitian.

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    5 Ways to Eat More Mediterranean

    The Mediterranean Diet is a pattern of eating, not a diet you go on and off, and it’s been shown lower risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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    7 Facts About Oats That Might Surprise You

    Oats aren’t only a breakfast food; in fact, there’s a lot more to the humble oat than you might realize.

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    Is Cereal Good for You?

    Do you have concerns about cereal? Get answers to common questions as well as a quick shopping guide.

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    5 Mistakes When Going Meatless

    Simply eating less meat doesn’t guarantee health benefits. Learn about the common mistakes people make when going meatless.

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    4 Myths About Menopause Weight Gain

    Understand why weight gain in midlife happens and learn what you can do to feel better physically and emotionally.

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    Are Protein Powders Safe?

    While protein powders can be a convenient way to boost nutrition, it’s important to consider the potential drawbacks before using them.

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  • Sally Kuzemcha

    Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

    Sally Kuzemchak is a registered dietitian in Columbus, Ohio. An award-winning reporter and writer, Sally has been published in magazines such as Health, Family Circle, and Eating Well and is a Contributing Editor to Parents magazine. She is the author of the book The 101 Healthiest Foods For Kids. She blogs at Real Mom Nutrition, a “no-judgments” zone all about feeding families.

  • Gina Harney

    Gina Harney

    Gina Harney is the blogger behind the healthy lifestyle brand, The Fitnessista, which reaches millions of viewers all over the world. She’s been featured on Greatist, Forbes, Buzzfeed, Shape, Fitness Magazine, and Well + Good. She’s the author of “HIIT It! and the voice behind the Healthy In Real Life podcast. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.