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Joyce Manalo
8:00 AM

Meatless Monday: Cottage Pie Recipe

Coming back from a wedding in one of the BBQ capitals in the south is tough. This recipe is meant to satisfy that residual animal meat craving. Read More

Joyce Manalo
8:00 AM

How Much Salt is Too Much Salt

Salt is made up of sodium and chloride. The amount of sodium needs to be isolated so we can determine how much salt is too much salt. Knowing the daily recommended value of sodium can empower us to reduce sodium and lower blood pressure. Read More

Joyce Manalo
8:00 AM

Collard Greens with Smoky Jackfruit Recipe

I made this plant-based recipe version for a Thanksgiving potluck luncheon. This collard green recipe is low in sodium, low on the glycemic index, high in fiber and less than 1 gram of saturated fat. Read More

Integrative Nutrition
1:59 PM

5 Foods That Are Surprisingly High In Fiber

When it comes to fiber, there are more ways to eat them than just chomping on some prunes. (Which also totally might not be your thing to begin with.) Read More

Integrative Nutrition
10:44 AM

5 Health Conditions That Affect Women More Than Men

We all know that women’s bodies are different from men, but to what extent do we truly understand how women can take unique preventative measures to live a long and healthy life? Read More

Integrative Nutrition
9:40 AM

The Role of Health Coaches

Have you ever thought about why rates of cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses continue to rise, despite increasing healthcare costs? We tend to normalize illness based on how widespread it is in the United States, but illness is not the normal state of our bodies. Read More

Integrative Nutrition
10:25 AM

Take the Breakfast Experiment

In the world of modern nutrition, almost everyone is on one diet or another, and people dwell on fats, proteins, and lists of “good” and “bad” foods. Low fat, low carb, Paleo, vegan, Atkins…. Read More

Integrative Nutrition
8:47 AM

Yes, There’s Plastic in Your Seafood

Researchers have been warning about the dangers of ocean pollution – especially the accumulation of plastic – for decades. However, it is only recently that comprehensive studies have begun to emerge showing just how contaminated life in the ocean has become. Read More

Integrative Nutrition
12:23 PM

Forest Bathing: What It Is and Why It's Healthy

Wellness trends come and go, but we can always look to nature for timeless wisdom that’ll never go out of style. If you’ve taken a walk in the woods lately, you probably know what we mean. Read More

Joyce Manalo
10:00 AM

Autism Awareness Month: Food and Patience

Know more about autism and spread your awareness. Read More

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