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MD Protein Mediterranean Diet Approved
Dr. Perlmutter shares that the Mediterranean diet (MD) is an easy-to-follow lifestyle plan, bringing regular exercise and daily social connections together with one of the healthiest and most validated approaches to eating—to help you achieve Extraor
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7 Best Wellness Resorts Of 2022
Pre-pandemic, many vacations started with all-you-can-eat buffets and ended with unlimited drinks and late-night partying—but that trend is changing. “Wellness Tourism” has been gaining popularity for years, with many workers now using vacation time
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The Three Stages Of Infection
Focusing on infection protection? Your body has different needs during all three stages of sickness—before, during, and after. Here’s how to prevent, treat, and recover from illness: what to eat, how to live, and science-backed supplements for each s
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CoQ10 Helps Trauma Patients
CoQ10, an antioxidant necessary for healthy heart function, helps seriously injured patients to recover from trauma, according to a study of 40 people who were on ventilators. Half received 400 mg of sublingual CoQ10 while the other half received a p
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Make It Better with Beet Powder
Makes 16 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped½ cup honey¹/3 cup creamy roasted almond butter (unsweetened)1 medium ripe avocado, pitted2 large eggs, room temperature1 Tbs. coconut sugar½ to 1 Tbs. beet powder1 tsp. baking soda½ tsp. sea salt 1. Prehe
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6 Essential Supplements for Pregnant Women
Ever since she was a young girl, Tieraona Low Dog, MD, has been interested in the natural world and natural medicine. She has studied and practiced massage therapy, martial arts, midwifery, and herbal medicine. She is one of the leading experts in in
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Caffeine: Friend or Foe?
You probably know if caffeine gives you jitters, interferes with your sleep, or creates other unpleasant side effects. And then, you likely avoid it (or you should). But if you don’t experience any downsides and love your coffee and tea, could caffei
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Product Spotlights
FODMAP DPE’s specialized blend of probiotic spores and digestive enzymes assists the body in digesting highly fermentable foods, commonly known as FODMAPs. By limiting digestive fermentation, FODMAP DPE eases symptoms such as gas, bloating, constipat
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Collagen-Infused Beauty
Collagen is the most important structural protein in your skin, the “glue” that holds your skin together. In fact, the word collagen comes from the Greek word “kola,” which means “glue.” Collagen is the most abundant protein throughout the body, and
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Why Is a Nutritionist Writing About Sound Healing in a Food Magazine?
As the author of Going Against the Grain and Going Against GMOs, a Better Nutrition columnist since 2007, and a nutritionist who has focused on using food as medicine since 1994, I can easily say that the right nutrition plan is an essential ingredie
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Go Nutty This Year
There are so many interesting and unique things about this month’s recipe that I hardly know where to start. What really jumped out at me when Chef Jeannette first showed it to me was one word: Synergy. There’s a lot of emphasis in the health world t
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Brain Regain
Champion skeet shooter Mike Amy, 73, of Beaumont, Texas, had a partial seizure on Aug. 3rd, 2019. The once-enthusiastic grandfather didn’t feel himself that day. His typically accurate shooting was off, and his wife, Debbie, had started to feel nervo
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Peanuts For Better Memory, Less Stress
Crunch on this: A 6-month study of college students found that eating a handful of roasted peanuts, or 2 tablespoons of peanut butter per day, improved memory and reduced reactions to stress, including anxiety and depression. The nuts in the study we
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Strike A Healing Chori
During most of the first three decades of her life, Danielle Hall was “on-again, off-again sick.” After suffering from hair and tooth enamel loss, migraines, waves of malaise, chronic constipation, and skin issues, she removed gluten from her diet at
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Is Iron Deficiency Putting Your Heart At Risk?
Iron deficiency increases risk for heart disease and death, according to a study of more than 12,000 Europeans with a median age of 59. And this type of deficiency is quite common. Iron exists in stored and active forms in the human body. Most import
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Taming the Flames
Q:I’ve heard that all disease and pain is linked to inflammation at some level. Is that true? How can I prevent inflammation? A First off, there are two types of inflammation: acute and chronic. The acute type is a natural immune response to infectio
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Deconstructing the Flexitarian Diet
An eating plan without calorie counting, restrictions, or rigid rules? One that doesn’t shun entire food groups and allows for the occasional bacon burger with extra cheese? It’s like we’ve died and gone to diet heaven. Healthy, easy to follow, and s
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Click On This!
For links to studies cited in our articles and other helpful sites and books, visit betternutrition.com. Everything you need to start 2022 off right, including: New Year’s Guide to Making Lasting Changes 7 Healthy Weight-Loss Diets How to Be Realisti
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Dear Readers,
It’s with mixed emotions that I write this Editor’s Letter. On the one hand, it’s a new year, brimming with fresh possibilities and adventures. But on the other hand, I’m sad to announce that this is the last print issue of Better Nutrition. It’s bee
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Laura’s Gourmet Granola
Shopping for granola? Prepare to be utterly overwhelmed by a bewildering profusion of cartons, sacks, and containers encompassing an extensive panoply of flavors and ingredients. And let’s not even get started on the dizzying stacked rows of granola
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The Overlooked Keys to a Healthy Gallbladder
Q:A few weeks ago, I overate a fatty meal and experienced horrible pain. I went to the emergency room and found out I had a small gallstone. It passed on its own, but it left me wondering: Is there anything that I can do to help prevent the developme
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* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author, and real food chef. jeannettebessinger.com * Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist and bestselling author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth. jonnybowden.com * E
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31 DAYS OF Giveaways!
Brighten up your holidays with our annual giveaway of supplements, cookbooks, and other fun products for healthy living! Starting Dec. 1st, enter daily at betternutrition.com to win that day’s prize. Registering daily increases your odds of winning.
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Seasonal Superstar
Serves 4 If you have leftovers of this fluffy side dish, serve it as a zesty cold salad. 1 10-oz. box plain couscous1 Tbs. lemon olive oil½ cup pomegranate seeds½ cup chopped walnuts¼ cup chopped fresh mint¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley2 Tbs.
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A Nutritionist’s TOP 3 TIPS for Navigating the Holidays
“There is no one size that fits all when it comes to nutrition,” says Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN, a nationally recognized nutrition expert and author of Southern Comfort Food Diabetes Cookbook. “Nutrition should be individualized while respecting and h
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Our Writers
* Jeannette Bessinger, CHHC, is an award-winning educator, author, and real food chef. jeannettebessinger.com* Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist and bestselling author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth. jonnybowden.com* Chr
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Understanding Plant Medicines
When studying plant medicines, researchers often look at active components rather than the whole plant. In the case of andrographis, andrographolides are thought to be the active components, and some supplements are standardized to contain a certain
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DHEA: What You Need To Know
DHEA, or dehydroepiandrosterone, is a hormone naturally produced by the adrenal glands. This vital molecule plays a variety of physiological roles, not all of which are well understood. What is known is that the body uses DHEA to make estrogen and te
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Physical Activity Influences Hot Flashes
Why do about 80 percent of women experience nighttime hot flashes when approaching or going through menopause? Physical activity—or, rather, lack thereof—is one reason, according to findings presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of The North American
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