By: Dina Cheney


Should You Try Algal Proteins? The 101 on Chlorella and Spirulina

Blue pancakes, emerald-green smoothies, teal overnight oats. For the technicolor hues of these social media darlings, we have microalgae to thank,...


Personal Training for the Brain

We all train our bodies when we hit the gym. But few of us realize that we also can train our...


Try These 3 Superfood Recipes From Joy Bauer

When you’re spending more time at home, it doesn’t mean you have more time to spend. Joy Bauer adds new flavor...


The End of Mental Illness Begins With Treating Brain Health

Ed. note: May is Mental Health Month. The COVID-19 epidemic—already a source of stress and anxiety for many of us—may be...


How to Become More Coordinated

As we age, we tend to become less coordinated with a weaker mind-muscle connection. To counteract this, keep moving and challenging...


Beyond Frozen Veggie Burgers—How to Cook Plant-Based Proteins

Plant-based proteins may boost wellness, according to recent research. “Many studies speak to their health benefits, which include reducing the risks...


The Latest Healthy (and Delicious) Hacks From Celeb Nutritionist Joy Bauer

Ed. note: When eating out is no longer an option and take-out and delivery are a matter of personal preference in...


Why Matcha Is Our Cup of Tea

Bright green and velvety, matcha—or finely ground whole green-tea leaves—appeals with its vibrant hue and grassy-bitter-floral flavor. Even more compelling: “[The...


8 Tips for Staying Fit and Injury-Free

Sure, you can get injured from exercise. But the long-term risks of not working out are higher because being sedentary can...


Is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Keeping You From the Gym?

Those with the condition SAD often feel down and unmotivated, and they can experience shifts in sleep and appetite plus struggles with concentration.


Do You Need Vitamin D?

To learn why D is so key and how we can best glean it, read on.


The Right Way to Fast

To learn more about a novel, safe and effective way to fast while eating a special plant-based diet, read on for insights from Dr. Joseph Antoun, CEO and chairman of the Board of L-Nutra...


How to Have a Happy (and Healthy) Thanksgiving

Baked or fried turkey? Pumpkin or apple pie? Candied yams or sweet potato casserole? Menus vary, yet 96 percent of American...

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Should You Go for Cheat Meals?

From Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to Kourtney Kardashian, many include “cheat” days or meals in their lifestyles. A cheat day for...


Secrets of Lighter Stuffing

Read on for tips from wellness experts on turning out a lighter dish that will leave plenty of room for turkey and pumpkin pie.


8 Secrets of Warming Soups and Stews

As the leaves fall and the air takes on a chill, nothing comforts like a warm soup or stew simmering on...


How Hormones Affect Exercise

Exercise performance is affected by more than our bones, joints and muscles. Hormones, or chemicals produced by glands and essential to...


How to Make 5-Minute Microwave Mug Meals

Think beyond just reheating leftover pizza by whipping up delicious and nourishing microwave mug meals with these simple recipes.

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Chia Seed Pudding, Four Ways

Chia seed pudding is a nutrient-packed, wholesome and verstaile dish. Read on to get the lowdown and recipes on chia seeds.

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Go Nuts With Nut Butters!

Nut butters are delicious and protein-packed spreads. Learn how to make them yourself and cook with different varieties of nut and seed butters.


Healing Your Cells With Superfoods

Superheroes of the food world, “superfoods” feature a high density of nutrients. These nutrients, including protein, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals,...


Hot Off the Press: 9 Pro Cooking Shortcuts

With summer around the corner, the outdoors beckon. Read on for tips from experts on ways to streamline cooking.


Should You Drink Coffee?

Despite its roots in Ethiopia, coffee is as American as apple pie. For many of us, brewing an antioxidant-rich cup is a staple of our morning routine—no less important than brushing our teeth.


Cook to Feel Good With Abbie Cornish and Jacqueline King Schiller’s New Cookbook

Grab a cooking partner and get in the kitchen, suggest award-winning actress Abbie Cornish (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,” “Missouri,” Amazon’s “Jack...

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9 Ways to Make Cooking Fun

Transform meal prep from an arduous task into an enjoyable part of your daily routine with 9 simple steps.


Joy Bauer’s Genius Food Hacks for Muscle Aches and More

Experiencing muscle cramps or belly bloat? Who isn’t? Before you book a doctor’s appointment, consider starting in the kitchen.


Five Things You Didn’t Know About Digestion

Eat, absorb nutrients from food and poop out the rest. If only digestion were that simple.


Diet Secrets From a Social Media Superstar

When he set out to lose weight several years ago, Kevin Curry had no idea that his personal endeavor would inspire a large-scale fitness and nutrition movement.


Your Gut Is the Second Brain

Digestion might seem simple, yet the system controlling it is actually quite complex.