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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
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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—and thwart the risk of food
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Skin feeling tired from so much screen time?

Restore your glow with HALO While video calls and social media have allowed many people to remain connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, they've also led to an increase in the
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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

There are certain times in a person's life when they're more likely to develop stretch marks: pregnancy, puberty and other moments when weight gain or growth happens quickly. That's because
Nutrition and your mental health

Nutrition and your mental health

By Rebecca Stetzer, RD , Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Find Healthy Recipes There's mounting evidence of a strong connection between how you eat and your mental health. If you Google "nutrition
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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

By Nancy Ernst, CD, CDE, RD , Gundersen Nutrition Therapy Knowledge is the best protection against becoming a victim of false nutrition claims, aka quackery. How can you tell a
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
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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
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Why does my heel hurt?

Spoiler alert: You can’t just walk off the pain Is that a rock in the heel of your shoe? No, it's probably plantar fasciitis, a common foot condition that can
Fun ways to get outside this summer

Stay active with these fun outdoor activities

It's a great time to get outside and move your body, and the options are endless when it comes to exercising outdoors. Here are a few ideas to try. Hike
Burrito bowl recipe

Burrito bowl recipe

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 cups cooked pinto beans or 1 (15 oz.) can of pinto beans (no salt added) 1 cup dry brown rice 2 cups water ½ medium
Is screen time affecting your vision

Is screen time affecting your vision?

Think about the number of hours you spend each day behind a screen. For many of us, that number has reached an all-time high since the pandemic surfaced. No wonder
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?

Dear, Glamour: I know wearing sunscreen is important, which is why I chose a foundation with SPF in it. Is this enough to protect my skin from cancer and sun
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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

For some people, applying toner is a crucial step in their beauty routine. Others never use it and question if the product is necessary. No matter where you currently stand

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