Nutrition Basics

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The 6 Best Whey Protein Powders, According to a Dietitian
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Perfectly seared niacin-rich tuna steak  on a wooden cutting board
22 Tasty Foods High in Niacin for More Energy
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If You Want a Sharper Mind, Eat These 5 Nutrients Daily
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pieces of fresh Cantaloupe melon on wooden background
Cantaloupe Nutrition: Benefits, Risks, Recipes and More
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Grilled eggplant and sauce tzatziki on a light background, top view. Baked aubergine
Eggplant Nutrition: Benefits, Risks, Recipes and More
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5 Ways Your Nutritional Needs Change as You Age, and What to Do About It
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Barbecued thiamin-rich pork spare ribs in cherry sauce
15 Foods High in Thiamin for Better Energy Levels
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Whole and cut fresh figs, as an example of food high in rutin
Rutin: Benefits, Risks, Dosage and Diet Sources
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biotin-rich beef liver in bowl on wooden table
10 Foods High in Biotin for Healthy Hair, Skin and Nails
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Get Enough Fiber
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A bowl of hearty, beta-carotene-rich sweet potatoes with fresh rosemary sprigs on a white wooden table.
10 Foods High in Beta-Carotene for Plant-Based Vitamin A
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Omega-3-rich grilled salmon with mango-avocado salsa on a white plate
Omega-3s: The Anti-Inflammatory Nutrient Dietitians Want You to Eat More
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Colorful candies in oval white containers and scattered on wooden table
Candy Nutrition: The Ultimate Guide
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Ham and Cheese Sandwich on Whole Grain Bread
Why a Dietitian Wants You to Eat Less Deli Meat
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Grilled choline-rich steak on table
20 Foods High in Choline for Plant-Based and Meat-Eaters Alike
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Food storage containers and a silicone produce storage back over yellow and green background.
The 11 Best Produce Savers That Actually Extend the Life of Your Veggies
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Do Shelf-Stable Probiotics Still Work in Foods That Aren't Refrigerated?
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cholesterol-rich Shrimp Scampi with Pasta on plate
20 Foods High in Cholesterol (and Which to Eat or Limit)
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Custom graphic showing calendar with different types of meat
How Bad Is It Really to Eat Meat Every Day?
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Woman pours honey over her unhealthy breakfast granola bowl, sitting at kitchen table.
The 5 Worst Breakfasts for Longevity, According to Aging Experts
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young woman working with laptop while eating probiotic yogurt in living room at home.
12 Foods High in Probiotics for Better Gut Health
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Older couple preparing meal in kitchen with nutrients for longevity
If You Want to Age Well, Limit These 7 Nutrients Daily
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zinc supplements on pink and green background
The 6 Best Zinc Supplements of 2022
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Custom graphic showing woman taking fish oil pill
What Really Happens to Your Body When You Take Fish Oil
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The 4 Best Food and Kitchen Labor Day Sales You Don’t Want to Miss
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Recovery 101: Your 3-Step Guide to Stronger Workouts
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Mixed media graphic of Paralympic volleyball player Kaleo Kanahele Maclay on the court
From the Volleyball Court to Her Coffee Shop: How Paralympian Kaleo Kanahele Maclay Fuels Her Busy Day
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Three types of digestive enzyme supplements
The 5 Best Digestive Enzyme Supplements of 2022
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Mixed media graphic of Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann in a pool in a streamline position with arms above head
Paralympian Mallory Weggemann’s Post-Workout Drink Makes Us Feel Like Kids Again (and Fuels Recovery)
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mixed graphic showing woman eating spicy pepper with flames
What Really Happens to Your Body When You Eat Spicy Food
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illustration showing hands gesturing no to fish on plate
How Bad Is It Really to Never Eat Fish?
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Close up of hands taking a vitamin or supplement from bottle
5 Supplement Mistakes Experts Want You to Avoid
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Young smiling woman cooking in the kitchen, adding spices to dish to help reduce inflammation
10 Things Dietitians Do Every Day to Combat Inflammation
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Saw Palmetto Capsules Spilled from a Bottle
Saw Palmetto: A Look at the Potential Benefits and Side Effects
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Want More Energy? Here’s Everything a Pro Skateboarder Eats in a Day to Stay Fueled
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Hand forking into fried eggs (one of the foods that give you energy) on toast with salad and coffee on wooden table
20 Foods That Give You All-Day Energy
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Team USA Olympic hurdler Kendra "Keni" Harrison in starting blocks on illustrated red track with blue background
The One Meal Olympic Hurdler Kendra Harrison Always Eats Before a Workout
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Smiling young woman enjoying dinner date with friends in a restaurant
7 Dinner Hacks That Help Banish Nighttime Sugar Cravings
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a sliced Rib Eye Steak, as an example of foods with tyrosine
Tyrosine: Uses, Sources, Benefits and Side Effects
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young man sitting on couch with hands on his face, feeling tired
Feeling Drained? You Might Be Missing Out on These 6 Nutrients
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Cheese Board And Red Wine made up of histamine-rich foods
8 Foods High in Histamine to Limit if You Have Histamine Intolerance
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Older Couple Enjoying Meal Around Table At Home
If You Want to Age Well, Eat These 7 Nutrients Daily
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hands mixing ingredients for baking, eggs and flour, two major food allergens
What the 9 Major Food Allergens Are, and Where They're Lurking
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Friends at the table enjoying salad, as an example of foods with vitamin K
The 3 Big Benefits of Vitamin K, and How to Get the Right Amount
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hand squeezing mustard over hotdog, one of the worst foods for longevity, outdoors
The 5 Worst Foods for Longevity, According to Aging Experts
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Man having lunch break eating a salad with nitrate-rich leafy greens for muscle building
The One Muscle-Building Nutrient Your Diet Is Probably Missing
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young woman drinking warm anti-bloating tea enjoying it while sitting in cafe.
15 Foods That Help With Bloating
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Stir-fried healthy tofu in bowl
Tofu Nutrition: Benefits, Risks, Recipes and More
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Man using air fryer and laptop in kitchen
10 Air Fryer Mistakes You're Making (and How to Fix Them)
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6 Hacks to Cut Onions Without Crying
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Woman in face mask using smartphone standing in store
10 Grocery List Apps That Make Shopping So Much Easier
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field roast, Very Good Butchers, and lightlife vegan sausages
9 High-Protein Vegan Sausages Dietitians Love
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Healthy roasted sugar snap peas. Top view on a dark paddle board over slate
Sugar Snap Peas Nutrition: Benefits, Risks and How to Eat Them
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Vitamin B-rich salmon on cutting board
10 Foods High in Vitamin B for Plant-Based and Meat-Eaters Alike
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Fresh Cassava root on wooden table with blurred garden background. Copy space.
Yuca Nutrition: Benefits, Risks, Cooking Ideas and More
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Woman working in home office eating breakfast
The 9 Best Foods to Help You Focus
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sesame seeds in bowl on table with tahini and bread
Are Sesame Seeds Good for You? Nutrition, Benefits, Risks and Recipes
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Raw selenium-rich Brazil Nuts in bowl
20 Foods High in Selenium for Thyroid Health
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bowl with fresh estrogen-rich edamames, a food high in phytoestrogens, ready to eat.
14 Foods High in Phytoestrogen That Are Really Good for You
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Fresh Salad Dressing in jar with Rosemary, Garlic and Lemon
4 Surprising Foods That Can Make You Sick if You Don’t Store Them Correctly
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Zuccini slices
Zucchini Nutrition 101: Benefits, Risks, Recipes and Tips
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Top view on green broccoli on wooden table showing harvesting season
Broccoli Nutrition 101: Health Benefits, Risks and Easy Recipes
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Healthy vegan bowl plant based meal with saponin-rich chickpeas
What Are Saponins and Are They Actually Bad for You?
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Preparing Homemade Spaghetti Bolognese
15 Surprising Foods With Added Sugar
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omega-6 rich Fresh Tofu and Spring Onions
10 Foods High in Omega-6 That Are Really Good for You
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copper-rich fried liver with spices and cherry tomatoes on a cutting Board.
10 Top Foods High in Copper to Add to Your Diet
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man eating noodles from takeout carton in front of computer
8 Nutrition Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Age Well
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Antioxidant-rich small red beans on table with spoon
19 Top Foods High in Antioxidants to Enjoy
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hand pouring oat milk into cup of iced coffee
6 Mistakes That Make Oat Milk Unhealthy
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Close-Up Of fiber-rich passionfruit In Bowl On Table
40 Foods High in Fiber for Good Gut Health
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Cropped image of couple of hands cutting onion and garlic on cutting board in kitchen
Why You Should Never Store Onions and Garlic in the Fridge
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homemade cream of leek soup with croutons in bowl on wooden board
Smart Swaps for the 8 Saltiest Foods on the Planet
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