Nutrition Basics

Healthy sautéed magnesium-rich spinach with minced garlic in white bowl on kitchen cloth
13 Foods High in Magnesium for Muscle and Nerve Health
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How Bad Is It Really to Eat Tilapia?
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Phosphorous-rich Jumbo Shrimp Scampi Sauteeing in Butter and Olive Oil
14 Foods High in Phosphorus for Strong Teeth and Bones
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vitamin A-rich Sweet Potatoes with Melting Butter and Cracked Pepper
22 Foods High in Vitamin A for Sharp Vision
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vitamin k-rich spinach sauteed with garlic
23 Top Foods High in Vitamin K for Blood and Bone Health
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vitamin c-rich Guava Fruit
24 Foods High in Vitamin C for a Healthy Immune System
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If You Take Iron in the Morning, You Might Need to Rethink Your Breakfast
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18 Foods That Can Improve Your Mood
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18 Foods High in Omega-3s for Better Brain Health
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Crispy dried iodine-rich seaweed on wooden plate
15 Foods High in Iodine for a Healthy Metabolism
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The One Protein Gastroenterologists Want You to Eat More Often
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6 Surprising Foods That Help Bad Breath
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137 Nutrition Statistics You Need to Know
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17 Foods High in Calcium for Strong Bones
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Foods high in healthy fats, including avocado, salmon, olives, nuts and seeds, on wooden board
15 Foods High in Healthy Fat to Keep You Full
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How to Pick the Best Probiotic for You, and 9 Quality Brands to Buy
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Woman eating a zinc-rich oyster, close-up at a restaurant
15 Foods High in Zinc for a Stronger Immune System
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8 Surprising Foods That Can Cause Bad Breath
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Sardines with tomato and garlic
Here’s Why Dietitians Want You to Eat More Sardines
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Bell pepper Shakshouka with naan
16 Mediterranean Diet Staples to Buy at Trader Joe's
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The One Dinner Sleep Experts Want You to Eat More Often
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How Bad Is It Really to Skip Protein After a Workout?
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9 Sneaky Nutrition Claims Not to Fall for at the Grocery Store
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Homemade toast sandwich with potassium-rich salmon, avocado and chili jam on white wooden board
20 Foods High in Potassium for a Healthy Heart
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This Is Why Your Coffee Isn't Working Anymore, and How to Do a Caffeine Tolerance Reset
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15 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Can Easily Make at Home
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Woman wearing a face mask shopping for whole grain bread in the grocery store
Your Ultimate Guide to Buying Whole Grains, According to a Dietitian
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Barbecued protein-rich salmon, fried potatoes, vegetables and lemons on plate
20 Foods High in Protein for Strong Muscles
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Asian woman enjoying a whole chicken leg meal in a cafe
The Chicken Cut Dietitians Want You to Eat More Often (It's Not the Breast)
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A woman eating an iron-rich beef burger outdoors
20 Tasty Foods High in Iron You’ll Love
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6 Foods That Can Cause Diarrhea
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5 Supplements That Can Cause Diarrhea (and How to Prevent It)
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The 7 Worst Breakfast Foods for Inflammation
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Start Taking Probiotics
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A young woman drinks green smoothies and eats a burger in a vegan fast food restaurant
5 Dietary Fiber Mistakes You're Making (and How to Fix Them)
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Struggling With Heartburn? Eating More of This One Nutrient Can Help
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Take Collagen
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How Bad Is It Really to Eat Carbs Before Bed?
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The 3 Worst Drinks for Inflammation
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7 Foods That Cause Gas (That Aren't Beans)
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Greek yogurt granola Pomegranate parfait
5 Gut-Healthy Foods Your Diet Is Missing (and How to Enjoy Them)
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4 Reasons to Eat a Little More Fish
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The 7 Best Dietitian-Led Podcasts for Free, Trustworthy Nutrition Advice
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10 Foods You Should Stop Storing in the Fridge
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The 6 Best Foods to Help You Poop
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Woman sneezing in a tissue in the living room.
Can Taking Zinc Actually Shorten Your Cold?
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Probiotics Are Great, but There's a Simpler Way to Improve Your Gut Health
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Homeade Sweet Bacon Pancakes
The 5 Worst Foods for Inflammation
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Omelette with mushrooms and spinach in a cast iron pan
8 Foods High in Zinc and Vitamin D to Support Your Immune System
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Gassy and Bloated? Sip These 6 Drinks to Help Soothe Your Stomach
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Miso Is the Gut-Healthy Food Your Diet Is Missing — Here’s How to Eat It (Besides in Soup)
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Gassy and Bloated? Avoid These 6 Drinks That Make Things Worse
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The Best and Worst Breakfast Foods for Gut Health
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Homemade Vegan Cauliflower Crust Pizza
6 Low-Carb Dinners That Will Fill You Up
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Struggling to Poop? Limit These 4 Drinks That Cause Constipation
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24 Healthy and Affordable Grocery Staples You Can Only Buy at Publix
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7 Protein Shake Mistakes You Might Be Making and How to Fix Them
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Constipated? Try These 6 Drinks That Help You Poop
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The 5 Worst Dinner Foods for Bloating, According to a Dietitian
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Woman making healthy breakfast in kitchen
Eating More Fiber Can Help You Poop Regularly — Unless You’re Making These 2 Mistakes
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Sauerkraut Is the Gut-Friendly Food Your Diet Is Missing — Here’s How to Eat It (Besides on Hot Dogs)
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How Bad Is It Really to Eat Food That's Been Out for Hours?
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Making compost from vegetable leftovers
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Composting Food at Home (It's Easier Than You Think)
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25 Healthy Pantry Staples and Snacks You Can Only Buy on Amazon
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The 5/20 Rule Helps You Get More of the Nutrients You Need and Less of the Ones You Don't
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How Bad Is It Really to Eat Food That Fell on the Floor?
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5 Simple Habits That Keep You Healthy During Cold and Flu Season
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Struggling With Phlegm? Here Are 7 Foods That Make It Worse — and 4 That Can Help
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25 Must-Have Healthy Foods You Can Only Find on Thrive Market
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Pizza Hut Offers Gluten-Free Food — but That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe on a GF Diet
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The 6 Worst Lunch Foods for Bloating, According to a Dietitian
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Tired of Plain Water? Sip These 11 Low-Sugar Drinks Under 50 Calories
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