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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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    Do Home Tests for Food Sensitivity Work?

    Ads for at-home food sensitivity tests seem to be all over social media right now. With just a drop of blood (and about $150), companies ...

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    Is Pizza Really a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal?

    Sometimes, a sound bite is taken too far. That was the case when a fellow dietitian was quoted in an article as saying that a slice ...

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    Is MSG Really So Bad?

    Once considered a headache trigger dubbed Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, MSG provides more taste than salt alone, but is it safe?

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    What Is the Daniel Fast?

    Anytime a celebrity name-drops a diet, there’s instant buzz. That’s what happened when Chris Pratt, an actor best known for his roles ...

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    How to Break an Unhealthy Eating Habit

    Many years ago, I was a young dietitian doing nutrition counseling at a local rec center. One of my clients was a 40-something dad who …

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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.