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16 Expert-Recommended Steps to Spring-Clean Your Kitchen

author image Maggie Moon, MS, RDN
Maggie Moon, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist based in Los Angeles, and author of "The MIND Diet" (Ulysses Press, 2016). She holds a Master of Science degree in Nutrition and Education from Columbia University. Connect with her at

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16 Expert-Recommended Steps to Spring-Clean Your Kitchen
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Be honest with yourself. When is the last time you took stock of your fridge, pantry and freezer? If you answer six months (or longer) then the time is now. Create a culture of health starting at home. Toss the junk, stock up on clean foods and keep it organized and the healthy choice becomes the easy choice. “A disorganized kitchen increases stress and decreases productivity, which stands in the way of making and sharing healthy meals,” says Lauren Silverman, professional organizer and owner of MOREganized in the Chicago area. Here 12 nutrition experts and professional organizers have weighed in with their best tips to help you clean up your (kitchen) act for better health in 16 easy steps.

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