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5 nutrients that boost immunity
5 nutrients to boost immunity

By Ellen Compton, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Going back to school is an exciting time for kids and parents alike, but also signals the start of cold
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5 questions to ask before a cosmetic laser treatment

Before committing to a laser treatment—or any cosmetic service—there are some questions worth discussing with your skincare specialist.
3 nutrition myths debunked
3 nutrition myths debunked

By Sarah Brandt, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Nutrition is an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation out there. It
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8 ways to make more nutrient dense food choices

By Sarah Brandt, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Research suggests that the standard American diet is energy rich but nutrient poor. When it comes to food, energy means calories. You may
Peanut butter banana chocolate yogurt bark recipe
Peanut butter banana chocolate yogurt bark recipe

Makes 16 pieces Ingredients 2 cups plain yogurt2 ripe bananas, separated2 Tbsp. honey (optional, recommend if using Greek yogurt)2 Tbsp. natural peanut butter2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips Preparation Line a
5 signs your body is saying see an orthopedic surgeon
5 signs your body is saying 'See an orthopedic surgeon'

Aches and pains are a normal part of life, especially as we age. So, how long should you grin and bear it before seeing an orthopedic surgeon? Listening to your
How to support a partner with anxiety
How to support a partner with anxiety

While anxiety disorders continue to rise in America, it can be difficult to know how to care for a loved one with anxiety. Here are a few things to keep
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Should I eat back my exercise calories?

By Marisa Pruitt, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Your calorie tracking app says yes, find out if you should. Before you eat back your exercise calories, consider the three downsides of
Woman twirling a q-tip in her ear. She's looking at the camera and has a grimacing expression on her face.
Is my earwax normal?

If you routinely clean your ears with cotton-tipped swabs, listen up. Many people believe earwax, or cerumen, is a sign of poor hygiene when, in fact, it serves an important
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Is wearing a face mask causing your acne?

Beat 'maskne' with these tips Is it stress? The changing seasons? Your new foundation? If you're wondering what may be causing more pimples than usual to pop up around your
different types of sugar in bowls
Beware of added sugar

A diet high in sugars has been linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease and even cancer. Learn how to identify added sugars and limit the amount you consume. How much
Curry Kale Chips recipe
Crispy curry kale chips recipe

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 6 medium to large kale leaves⅛ tsp. salt½ tsp. curry powder4 tsp. olive oil Preparation Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Clean kale leaves and pat
The MIND diet
The MIND diet

By Halley Molstad, CD, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes It is well established that following the Mediterranean Diet or DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet can lead
Emotional and mental well-being checklist
Emotional and mental well-being checklist

Gundersen Health System cares about your mental health, including your emotional, psychological and social well-being. Mental health impacts how you think, feel, act and handle stress. There are several factors
Signs and symptoms of a stroke
Signs and symptoms that signal a stroke

During a stroke, every minute counts. Fast treatment can lessen brain damage. By knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke, you can take quick action and perhaps save a
Easy lunch recipes for your kids
Lunch ideas your kids will love

By Rebecca Stetzer, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Are your kids tired of eating sandwiches every day for lunch? You can add variety to their lunch bag without
Health and nutritional benefits of pumpkins
Health and nutritional benefits of pumpkins

By Nancy Ernst, CD, CDE, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Fall is a great season to enjoy the colors of the trees and the peak colors of fall
How healthy is a high fiber diet
How healthy is a high fiber diet?

By Nancy Ernst, CD, CDE, RD, Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes Dietary fiber is important for health and disease prevention. It can help regulate bowels and decrease the risk
5 signs you should see a doctor for dry eye
5 signs you should see a doctor for dry eye

Are your eyes frequently dry? Do you struggle with frustrating symptoms or changes in your vision? Dry eye can be caused by many factors, such as a side effect of
high fiber smoothie bowl recipe
High-fiber smoothie bowl recipe

Ingredients Makes 2 servings1/2 cup blueberries (frozen)½ cup raspberries (frozen)½ banana (small, sliced and frozen)½ cup milk (nut or low-fat dairy)½ cup nonfat greek yogurt2 Tbsp chia seedsToppings: Choice of

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