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Are Fortified Foods Actually Healthy?

By Jeanette Kimszal, RD, NLC Have you picked up salt high in iodine or vitamin D-rich milk recently? These are both examples of fortified foods, AKA foods to which extra nutrients have been added. And these pumped-up products are crazy common: think cereals and breakfast bars, milk and milk products, orange juice, tea, and infant… Read This Entry »

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The Best Healthy Gifts to Give this Year

Shouldn’t every gift you give help your loved ones live their most Nutritious Lives? We think so! That’s why our official 2016 Nutritious Life Gift Guide is filled with unique, healthy gifts for everyone on your list. Help your foodie sister-in-law stock her kitchen with tools for eating well in 2017 (organic artisan spices?), for… Read This Entry »

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What Do Your Food Cravings Really Mean?

Q: Why Do I Get Food Cravings, and What Do They Mean? A: Food cravings may sometimes arise from old habits or memories (like the smell of your grandmother’s chocolate chip cookies…mmm). However, while most of the research is young and doesn’t show a direct link between specific cravings and nutrient deficiencies, there is some… Read This Entry »