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How to prevent lyme disease - tick season

How can you prevent Lyme disease?

Different types of ticks can infect you or your pet with different diseases without you knowing it. Here's how to avoid getting infected.
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What is a plant-based diet?

A whole-food plant-based diet combines unprocessed foods and those that come from plants. You would eat mostly vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes, while limiting meat, poultry, eggs, dairy products
Apple sandwich

Apple sandwich

Enjoy a fun and healthy twist on a classic lunchbox staple with this Apple Sandwich recipe! This recipe yields 2 servings, perfect for a quick after-school snack or a light
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Intuitive eating: How to tune in to bodily cues for hunger

By Laura Birkel, RD , Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Take a moment to reflect on the last time you ate something. How did you feel about eating it
Woman and young girl standing in front of grill with meat and vegetables cooking

Simple food safety tips for any summer celebration

Barbecues and picnics may be summer staples, but hot weather makes it easy for bacteria in and around food to multiply. Keep your celebrations healthy with these food safety tips.
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4 ways to reduce your cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat-like substance with several purposes. Low-density lipids (LDL) are "bad" cholesterol that forms plaque in your blood vessels and organs which decreases blood flow, causing issues with
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How to prevent stretch marks

Follow these tips on how to reduce your risk for developing stretch marks, which most commonly form on areas like the chest, stomach, hips and thighs.
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6 natural ways to prevent diabetes before it starts

Prediabetes is the period before diabetes is diagnosed where blood sugar levels are high but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Fortunately, progressing from prediabetes to diabetes is
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How to identify false nutrition claims

Don't fall victim to false nutrition claims. We offer guidelines to help you evaluate nutrition claims as legitimate or fraudulent.
Is winter zapping your motivation to exercise

Is winter zapping your motivation to exercise? Try these tips.

For many people, it can be difficult to maintain an exercise routine once temperatures dip and snow flies. While it's normal to feel unmotivated this time of year, you don't
woman staring sadly at her lunch

Nutritional strategies to combat anxiety

Most of us know that healthy eating is important for physical health, but what if eating better also helped our mental health? Recent studies show that diet may play a
Fun ways to get outside this summer

Stay active with these fun outdoor activities

Ditch the gym and get fit outdoors! This article offers fun exercise ideas for everyone - hiking, yoga, biking, sports and more. Plus safety tips for exercising in the heat.
Burrito bowl recipe

Burrito bowl recipe

This vegetarian burrito bowl is full of flavor, especially with topped with fresh salsa.
Is screen time affecting your vision

Is screen time affecting your vision?

In a perfect world, we’d tell you to reduce your screen time, but that is not always possible. The good news is there are still many steps you can take
You don't have to eat salads

You don't have to eat salads

By Halley Molstad, CD, RD , Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes When someone talks about good nutrition chances are visions of lettuce salads with grilled chicken will start dancing
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Does my makeup protect me from the sun?

For beach days and other moments when you're spending a lot of time outside and need full-body protection, stick to these sunscreen rules.
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7 tips to fight disease and strengthen immunity

When it comes to your health, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Follow these everyday lifestyle habits to give your immune system everything it needs to
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Why you should add toner to your skincare routine

This Q&A dives into the world of facial toners, explaining their benefits (tighter pores, balanced skin) and how to use them. Learn if toner is right for your skin type
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5 ways permanent makeup can change your life

Permanent makeup has been around for years. If you're not sure what all the fuss is about, here are 5 reasons our Cosmetic Services clients love their permanent makeup.
How to recognize hunger signals

How to recognize your hunger signals

By Joan Kortbein, CD, CDE, RD , Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes In this fast-paced and multi-tasking world, it's easy to ignore or even be unaware of your body's

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