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Heart Health

 7 Dietitian-Recommended Natural Drinks to Lower Cholesterol

If you’re on the hunt for natural drinks that can help lower your cholesterol, you’ve come to the right place. This guide highlights seven beverages known for their heart-health benefits, including antioxidant-packed teas, fiber-rich oat drinks, and more. Each option offers a delicious way to support your cardiovascular health, making it easier to manage cholesterol

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Heart Health

Heart Healthy Snacks: 14 Easy and Delicious Ways to Nourish your Heart.

Snack time is more than just a break in your day— it’s an opportunity to bolster your heart’s health. Snacking isn’t only about stopping hunger; it’s an opportunity to fuel your body, boost your energy, and provide important nutrients to your heart. With smart choices, snacks can be an excellent way to support your cardiovascular

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Heart Health

Best Breakfast Foods to Lower Cholesterol: A Morning Guide

The allure of skipping breakfast is real, particularly amidst the hustle of daily life or the appeal of modern diet trends like intermittent fasting. Yet, the power of a well-chosen morning meal should not be underestimated in its ability to help manage cholesterol levels. Let’s dive into how making breakfast a priority, and selecting the

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Heart Health

Menopause and Cholesterol: Nourishing Choices to Boost Heart Health

As we work towards embracing the changes that come with menopause, there’s one topic we can’t afford to ignore: our blood cholesterol levels. It’s a sneaky thing that tends to creep up for a lot of us during menopause. But there’s plenty we can do by focusing on enriching our lives with positive additions, instead of

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Gut Health

Snacks for GERD: Healthy Options to Ease your Symptoms

Getting a case of acid reflux (heartburn) now and then isn’t unusual, but did you know that about 20% of the population suffers from a more persistent form? And women in menopause are more than 3 times as likely to suffer with heartburn. The chronic form of acid reflux is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.

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Diet Basics

11 Dietitian-Approved High Protein Vegetarian Snacks

Looking for delicious and healthy high-protein vegetarian snacks that not only cater to your taste buds but also keep you energized and satiated throughout the day? Look no further. More and more people are recognizing the importance of getting enough protein, particularly during midlife when our bodies undergo significant changes. Additionally, there’s a growing interest

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Bone Health

Calcium without the Cow: Non-Dairy Foods High in Calcium

Calcium plays a critical role in maintaining our health, particularly in supporting strong bones. But what if you’re someone who doesn’t enjoy dairy products, can’t tolerate them, or simply chooses to avoid them? The good news is that dairy isn’t the only path to ensuring adequate calcium intake. Whether it’s due to lactose intolerance, personal

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Diet Basics

Protein in Menopause: Nutrition Strategies for Midlife Health

As you go through menopause, your body undergoes a lot of changes because of shifting hormone levels. These changes can impact your muscle strength, bone health, and how your body processes energy. It’s really important to make sure you’re getting enough protein to help manage these effects. This article provides you with straightforward and useful

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Intuitive Eating

Harnessing the Power of the Hunger Scale in Intuitive Eating

In a world bombarded with diet trends and conflicting nutritional advice, the concept of intuitive eating stands out as a liberating approach. Intuitive eating is a self-care eating framework guided by 10 principles, developed by two dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. It isn’t just about what you eat; it’s about how you eat and

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Intuitive Eating

How to put the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating into Practice

As women approach midlife, their bodies undergo significant changes that can impact their relationship with food and their overall health. It’s common for women to feel tempted to diet during this stage, especially as their metabolism and hormones shift. Yet, the thought of going down that restrictive path is likely unbearable. As a registered dietitian,

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