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Posts by Stacy Goldberg

Kale, White Bean & Artichoke Dip in a skillet with a spoon inside

Is Dip Taking You on an Unhealthy Trip?

Do you know what’s in the dips you eat? You walk into a restaurant ravenous and order your favorite appetizer — spinach dip, of course. At many restaurants, appetizers such as dips may seem like a small, insignificant part of the meal; however, they rarely are. With added saturated fats, sodium and unnecessary sugars, dips…

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The Mental Health & Nutrition Connection

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in six adults in the United States (44.7 million adults in the year of 2016) struggled with mental illness. However, considering that stigma gets in the way of reporting such challenges, these numbers are likely underestimated reflections of reality. In an effort to de-stigmatize mental health…

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Healthy Mornings

You’ve worked so hard to get to the gym, cut calories and get into your skinny jeans! Yet, maybe you’ve hit a plateau and can’t get the scale to budge. Sound familiar? Many people just like you experience hitting a wall in their weight loss program. This is a common occurrence and, quite often, the…

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Protein Powder Pros And Cons

When walking down the aisles of a local Whole Foods or GNC, one cannot help but notice the plethora of protein powders available on the market. The choices are endless. The protein powder industry generates $20 billion per year. Plant-based, grass-fed whey-based, hemp powders, bone broth powders, collagen powders. How do you even begin to…

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Keep Your Colon Healthy

Summer is here — we want to fling open the windows and let in the light and air. It’s also the perfect time to slow down, renew your health and detoxify your body, specifically your colon. While you are reading a book on the beach, you have the opportune time to also learn strategies to…

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The Coffee Habit

Kick it or keep it? It’s 6 a.m. and your alarm is blaring in your ears. The thought of a steaming hot cup of coffee is the only motivator for you to leave your warm, cozy bed. Sound familiar? It does to me. Do you ever wonder if you are, in fact, addicted to coffee?…

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Five Functional Foods

[similar id=43618 type=all] [similar id=41504 type=all] Boost your energy this spring with these nutrient-dense go-tos. Whether you are heading to a Pilates class or out to an indulgent sushi dinner, maintaining optimal energy levels is essential to function. Fueling the body with high-quality nutrients will not only provide you with short-term energy, but will also…

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Does Fizz Cause Fat?

We’ve all been there. After weeks of the Whole 30 or experimenting with the Keto diet, you attempt to shimmy into your skinny jeans. Your stomach feels like you are seven months pregnant and you can barely zip the zipper up. Whether you still indulge in the occasional Coke or Pepsi, or have transitioned to…

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The Lowdown On The Updated Nutrition Facts Label

If you have you ever finished an entire bag of veggie chips, then looked at the nutrition facts label only to discover that the amount you consumed was actually double what you thought it was, you are not alone. The good news: Confusing nutrition facts labels will become less of a challenge in the coming…

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Superfoods!

Make them a part of your on-the-go lifestyle. First came the açaí berry craze, then quinoa, now moringa. Few consumers can correctly pronounce their names (say keen-wah), yet nearly everyone is familiar with the hype surrounding “superfoods.” What exactly makes a superfood “super,” and how can they play a role in your on-the-go lifestyle? Superfoods…

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