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    Will a Wellness Shot Really Make You Healthier?

    Years ago, I was trying out a hot new gym in my neighborhood with a friend. After an intense exercise class, she convinced me to have a ..

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    What Happened When I Quit Caffeine

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I officially quit caffeine. I’d been hooked on caffeine since college. My life ...

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    6 Reasons to Love Kiwi

    They add a splash of bright green color and a sweet-tart zing to your fruit salad. Here are six more reasons to put this small, fuzzy ...

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    A Dietitian's Honest Thoughts About Weight

    Something interesting has happened in the field of nutrition: Weight has become a very touchy subject. Back when I got my degree ...

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    A Nutritionist’s Take on Halo Top and Other 'Healthy' Ice Creams

    I once made black bean brownies, a process that involves pureeing an entire can of beans into a batter that bakes up surprisingly rich ...

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    Healthy Foods You May Be Eating Too Much Of

    The clean-eating trend shows no signs of stopping, and while I’m thrilled that people are focusing on choosing more unprocessed (or ...

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    7 Things You May Not Know About the Keto Diet

    Not a day goes by that I don’t hear, read, or field a question about the keto diet. And no wonder: There’s a ton of hype about the ...

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    How to Maintain Weight Loss

    Losing weight is a whole lot easier than keeping it off. Truth is, diets can work—in the short term. Whether it’s going low-carb ...

  • What Are 'Ultra-Processed' Foods?

    It drives me a nuts when I hear people doling out advice to avoid “processed foods” or “anything in a package”. Unless you live on a ...

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    Is Bubble Tea Bad for You?

    Legend has it that a teahouse manager in Taiwan, bored during a long meeting, dumped tapioca pudding into an iced tea, decided it ...

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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.