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    6 Reasons to Eat More Mushrooms

    Mushrooms deserve to be tossed into your shopping cart and added to meals a lot more often. Find out why.

  • oatmeal

    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.

  • cereal

    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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    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.

  • family cooking

    Meal Kits: Pros and Cons From a Nutritionist

    If you think cooking is a hassle, the promise of meal delivery kits can be incredibly appealing – but do the pros outweigh the cons?

  • apple juice

    What to Know About 'Low Sugar' Foods

    Although sales are on the rise, non-nutritive sweeteners are controversial. Learn how to make the best decisions when grocery shopping.

  • egg

    7 Non-Meat Complete Proteins

    Many foods beyond meat (including some plant foods) are considered high quality proteins, and some of them may surprise you.

  • sparkling water

    Is Sparkling Water Good for You?

    Find out if there are any health advantages to drinking still water instead of carbonated water.

  • zucchini

    6 Reasons to Love Zucchini

    Recently the humble zucchini has gone from a low-key side dish to a trendy main course. Here are six things you should know about zucchini.

  • straweberries

    What is the Sirtfood Diet?

    The premise of the Sirtfood Diet is the claim that beneficial plant compounds called polyphenols switch on certain proteins called sirtuins that mimic the effects of fasting and exercise.

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    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.