Nutritious Life’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

We’re already looking forward to an incredibly healthy, happy 2017.

And what better way to prepare than to review all of the helpful tips, tricks, and intel we learned and shared over the past year?

Below, you’ll find our 10 must-read blog posts of 2016. These are the posts that people clicked and shared the most, that inspired conversation and debate, that likely led some readers to make lifestyle changes.

From foods for glowing skin to why orgasms are good for you, you’re going to want to spend some of your holiday down time catching up on the ones you missed.

Happy reading, and we can’t wait to share even more information that will help you live your most nutritious life in the new year!

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016

1. 12 Awesome Healthy Snacks to Eat On the Go
You’ve heard it a thousand times: Be prepared, pack smart, snack smart, blah blah blah. We’re making it easy with these picks—from popcorn to protein bars.

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2. How your Lymphatic System Can Help You Lose Weight
Why an efficient lymphatic system is essential to eliminating excess waste and helping the body function optimally.

3. The Best Essential Oils for Sleep
Sick of counting sheep or listening to ocean noises that make you seasick? Certain scents are linked to better shut-eye.

4. 4 Reasons You Have Sugar Cravings
Feeling like you need a cupcake 24-7 is not inevitable. These behaviors could be sabotaging your healthy eating efforts by spiking your desire for sugar.

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5. Why Sourdough Bread Is Secretly Healthy
The tangy, chewy delicious carb is better for you than you might think. (Go ahead, do a happy dance!) Here’s why.

6. 8 Foods for Glowing Skin
You’ve spent a fortune on all kinds of creams and exfoliated until you were raw, but the path to a clear complexion may actually be lined with artichokes and avocados.

7. Blood Work 101: What Lab Results Really Mean
Blood pressure, metabolic panel, cholesterol…what do all the numbers mean and how do they actually impact your overall health?

8. Important Reasons to Focus on Having a Healthy Sex Life
Orgasms are more than just (a lot of) fun. They’re linked to hormones that are great for your health for more than a couple of reasons.

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9. 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Microbiome
Hot topic alert: The bacteria in your gut can affect your mood, weight, and more.

10. The 5-minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere
A simple strategy to get your heart rate up and work your entire body, no gym, weights, or major chunk of free time required.

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The Nutritious Life Editors are a team of healthy lifestyle enthusiasts who not only subscribe to — and live! — the 8 Pillars of a Nutritious Life, but also have access to some of the savviest thought leaders in the health and wellness space — including our founder and resident dietitian, Keri Glassman. From the hottest trends in wellness to the latest medical science, we stay on top of it all in order to deliver the info YOU need to live your most nutritious life.

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