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By Kris Gunnars, BSc

Unhealthy foods play a primary role in many people gaining weight and developing chronic health conditions, more now than ever before.

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By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD

Keeping your lungs healthy is essential to feeling your best. Yet, common factors, including exposure to cigarette smoke and environmental toxins, as well as eating an inflammatory diet, can take a toll on this pair of important organs.

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By Helen West, RD

Eating too much sugar is really bad for your health.

It has been linked to an increased risk of many diseases, including obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer.

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By Kelli McGrane, MS, RD

Zinc is an essential micronutrient that's needed for numerous functions in your body. It's also important for a strong immune system and helps keep your skin, eyes, and heart healthy.

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By Jillian Kubala, MS, RDI

It's unlikely that taking a swig of apple cider vinegar in the morning will significantly affect weight loss.

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By Jillian Kubala, MS, RD

If you're feeling stressed, it's only natural to seek relief.

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By Ryan Raman, MS, RD

Minerals are key nutrients that your body requires to function. They affect various aspects of bodily function, such as growth, bone health, muscle contractions, fluid balance, and many other processes.

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By Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD

Apple cider vinegar is often used in cooking and baking, or to make marinades, dressings, and even beverages.

To make it, chopped apples are covered with water and left to ferment to form ethanol. Natural bacteria convert the ethanol into acetic acid, which is the main component of vinegar.

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By Alina Petre, MS, RD (NL)

The Western diet and lifestyle are often viewed as two of the main contributors to rapid aging and disease.

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By Anne Danahy, MS, RDN

Oat milk is quickly becoming one of the more popular plant-based milks for everything from breakfast cereal to baking.

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By Alina Petre, MS, RD (NL)

Pineapple juice is a popular tropical beverage.

It's made from pineapple fruit, which is native to countries like Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Kenya, India, China, and the Philippines.

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