By Erica Zellner, MS, CNS

April 14, 2021

When was the last time you enthusiastically chose to eat something bitter? Bitter foods taste bad to us, but there’s a beauty in the sharp, distinct tingle you feel on your tongue. They actually can enhance other flavors and, as an added bonus, offer a wealth of healing properties for our bodies!

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By Rebecca Capps, LMFT

March 26, 2021

Our fast-paced lives distract us from being genuinely intentional about our meals. It’s common for us to eat in front of the television, computer, or to have our smartphone in hand, which is the very definition of mindless eating. Instead, we need to become mindful eaters — because doing so is vital to becoming your most vibrant, healthiest self! But to do that, we need to unpack what mindless eating is really all about.

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By Chef Francesco Granito

March 24, 2021

The so-called Mediterranean diet is more popular than ever. And for good reason. But most people miss out on its most powerful benefits — benefits that extend far beyond weight loss — because they are too focused on the “diet” part of it. The real goal, however, should not be to eat the Mediterranean diet, but to, instead, live the Mediterranean lifestyle. Here’s what that means.

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By Tyler Lesher

March 16, 2021

If you are someone who has struggled to fight off obesity, or just control your weight, you probably think that you merely need to eat well and exercise. The problem is, it’s just not true. If you want tackle your challenges with fat and obesity, you need to start with understanding that it’s rooted in an inflammatory response — and how foods trigger it.

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