Nutrition Basics

Dry Organic Japanese Furikake Rice Seasoning seaweed nutrition
This Iodine-Rich Functional Ingredient Will Replace Salt in Your Diet
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Top 5 Worst Foods for Your Heart, According to a Dietitian
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Why This Dietitian Wants You to Stop Counting Carbs and Start Tracking Net Carbs Instead
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Young woman in the kitchen cooking with healthy alternatives
Your Go-To Guide to Healthier Food Swaps and Cooking Substitutions
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Gnocchi is one of the best trader joes products
A Dietitian Weighs in on Trader Joe's Most Popular Products of the Year
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Healthy person eating organic chickpea salad from bowl with fork for soluble fiber and insolube fiber
What’s the Difference Between Soluble and Insoluble Fiber, and Do You Really Need Both?
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Rigatoni pasta Bolognese Vegan dish with nutritional yeast
Add This Ingredient to Any Dish for a Serious Vitamin B Boost
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Wheat bran Crispbread with Cottage Cheese, and Figs for high fiber foods
Get 50 Percent More Fiber by Eating This One Thing Every Day
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Vegan, detox Buddha bowl recipe with plant-based protein foods and turmeric roasted tofu, figs, chickpeas and greens. Top view, flat lay
9 Plant-Based Foods That Pack More Protein Than an Egg
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Struggling to Poop? Here Are 5 Foods That Can Cause Constipation (and 6 That Keep Things Moving)
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Illustration of nightshade vegetables with flames above them that cause inflammation
How Bad Is It Really That Nightshade Fruits and Veggies Cause Inflammation?
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Quinoa nutrition facts reveal the seed is packed with nutrients such as fiber and protein.
Quinoa: The High-Protein, High-Fiber Pantry Staple You're Missing Out On
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Red, yellow and orange bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, sitting on a wooden board
7 Ways to Eat Quinoa at Every Meal (Because It’s So Darn Good for You)
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Tuna salad sandwiches with eggs and cucumbers for cheap protein foods
These 10 Metabolism-Igniting, High-Protein Foods Cost Less Than $1.50 Per Serving
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4 Protein Mistakes You're Probably Making — and How to Fix Them
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Woman drinking a plant-based protein powder shake after outdoor workout
Everything You Need to Know to Find the Best Plant-Based Protein Powder for You
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If You're Trying to Lower Your Cholesterol, This May Be the Most Important Place to Start
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Young couple eating bread outdoors for carb diet
4 Carb Mistakes You're Probably Making — and How to Fix Them
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Are Personalized Vitamins Worth the Hype?
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Fuel-Your-Fit Challenge Week 1: The Best Carbs for Cardio Workouts
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Fuel-Your-Fit Challenge Week 2: The Best Proteins for Strength Training
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4 Delicious Dry January Mocktails That Cut Over 100 Calories
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Build the Ultimate Healthy Grocery List With Dietitians’ Favorite Foods at Trader Joe’s, Walmart and More
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A cast iron pan full of meatballs in tomato sauce
5 Immune-Supporting Foods That Aren't Fruits or Veggies
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Woman blowing bubble gum balloon to get the benefits of chewing gum
6 Unexpected Benefits of Chewing Gum — and 3 Bubble-Bursting Drawbacks
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Healthy vegan cauliflower buffalo wings with celery and ranch dip for healthy junk food
Seriously Smart (and Healthy!) Swaps for 8 of Your Favorite Junk Foods
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8 Food Trends You’re Going to See Everywhere in 2020
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8 Food Trends That Shaped Healthy Eating Habits in 2019
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Holiday themed dinner table for trader joe's holiday items
8 Trader Joe's Products Under $7 That Make Cooking a Crowd-Pleasing Holiday Dinner a Breeze
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Healthy breakfast with plant based food like granola topped with natural yoghurt, kiwi, raspberry, blueberry, passion fruit served with honey
The 9 Best and Worst Plant-Based Ingredients
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Asparagus is a prebiotic food for gut health.
Add These 8 Best Prebiotic Foods to Your Diet for Good Gut Health
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Manuka honey benefits
Manuka Honey Boasts Some Major Health Benefits — but Only if You Choose the Right Jar
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This Is Why You’re So Hungry the Morning After a Big Dinner
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New Nutrition Facts Label on Cereal Box
All the New Changes Coming to the Nutrition Label — and Why a Dietitian Approves
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Friends dining on saturated fat in cheese
If You're Trying to Cut Saturated Fat, This May Be the Most Important Place to Start
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Woman drinking manzanilla tea.
The Many Benefits of Manzanilla Tea — and How to Brew Your Own
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Vitamin D foods like eggs and mushrooms
The One Vitamin Deficiency You're More Likely to Have in the Winter — and 5 Recipes to Help Avoid It
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Woman seasoning her pot with sodium-rich salt
30 Foods High in Sodium to Cut Back On
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Girl thinking about whether there are antibiotics in meat of her fast-food hamburger
Why You Should Care About Antibiotics in Your Food
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A couple trying to reduce food waste shopping at the grocery store together
7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste That Help Combat Climate Change
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A man drinking a sports drink with electrolytes after a workout
What Are Electrolytes, Anyway?
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Young Woman Harvesting Home Grown Lettuce
Here's What to Eat to Boost Your Health and Help the Environment
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Woman grocery shopping with costco grocery list
10 Healthy Groceries You'll Want to Buy in Bulk at Costco
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Woman eating croissant, which is one of the trans fat foods
6 Foods That Might Still Contain Trans Fats
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Hand pouring cola soda drink from bottle to glass not knowing how much sugar in coke
If You're Trying to Cut Sugar, This May Be the Most Important Place to Start
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Young woman eating doughnut
The Short and Sweet List of Gluten-Free Items at Dunkin' Donuts
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A woman in bed reaching for a glass of water
11 Dos and Don'ts of Dealing With a Food Hangover (Yes, Those Are Real)
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Friends cooking salad and adding gluten-free salad dressing.
End Your Gluten-Free Salad Dressing Search With These Brands
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4 Reasons to Eat Just a Little Bit Less Sugar
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A woman using canned food to make dinner at home
5 Foods That Serve Up More Antioxidants When You Buy Them Canned
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Young muscular man drinking a pre-workout supplement drink at the gym
Do You Really Need to Take a Pre-Workout Supplement?
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Woman learning how to organize refrigerator with fridge organization tips
How to Organize Your Fridge to Maximize Your Foods' Shelf Life
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Shopping together for healthy food at target
25 Healthy (and Affordable) Foods You Can Only Buy at Target
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Woman knows how to get more fiber in diet by making salad
10 Super Simple Ways to Sneak More Fiber Into Your Diet
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What Really Happens to Your Body When You Drastically Cut Carbs
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Woman at a supermarket shopping with a Kroger grocery list
10 Healthy Groceries at Kroger to Add to Your Shopping List
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Organic Fall Vegetables and Fruit in Wooden Basket
Elevate Your Fall Cooking Game With These 10 Healthiest Fruits and Veggies
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Vegan open sandwiches for bone health with guacamole, tofu, chickpeas and sprouts on a plate.
8 Foods for Strong Bones (and 3 Foods to Avoid for Good Bone Health)
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Pulled pork sandwich with tomato, lettuce and gluten-free BBQ sauce
9 Gluten-Free Barbecue Sauces — and a Tasty DIY Recipe
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A happy woman eating breakfast with friends at a cafe
4 Ways Your Food and Your Mood Are Linked
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Young woman with freckles drinking orange fruit juice
Why Drinking Juice Isn't Nearly as Healthy as Eating Whole Fruit
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Homemade ketchup saves on added sugar, sodium, and additives
You'll Want to Add These 5-Minute Homemade Ketchups to Everything
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Watermelon Nutrition: Benefits, Calories, Risks and More
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zoodles zucchini noodles low carb pasta with meatballs and olives
6 Low-Carb Pasta Alternatives That Fit Into Any Diet Plan
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Boy eating gluten-free hot dog
The Best Gluten-Free Hot Dog Brands — and a Few to Avoid
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Adding salt tovegetable salad glass bowl for low sodium diet
10 Effortless Ways to Finally Cut Down on Salt
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Friends eating gluten-free french fries around a large table
Is It Safe to Order French Fries if You Follow a Gluten-Free Diet?
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Custom graphic showing grapefruit nutrition.
Grapefruit 101: Health Benefits, Warnings and Tasty Recipes to Try
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People eating from meal prep containers
The 6 Best Meal Prep Containers to Keep Your Food Fresh for Longer
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How Caffeine Affects Your Body, From Your Brain to Your Bladder
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Top view of seared tuna steak, sliced and served with lime and a fresh salad
10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Add to Your Diet
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Baked eggplant stuffed with couscous, which is not gluten-free, plus tomatoes, feta and basil leaves
Why Couscous Isn't Gluten-Free — and the Best Alternatives to Try
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