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75 Simple Food Tips for Safety and Health When Hunkering Down

Nourish bowl with shrimp, whole grains, onions, broccol and feta cheese

These 75 food tips for living through a pandemic will help you eat better and healthier and ease your anxieties about safety and health. Never before has my heart raced or could I hear myself sigh while placing a Target or Costco order. Now it’s…

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12 Delicious Ways to Eat More Beans + 25 Super Recipes

Healthy freezer meal

Delicious, nutritious, disease-fighting AND fast to prepare! Beans are all that and more. Here are 12 fast, simple ways to eat more beans + 25 fabulous bean & lentil recipes. I stood inside my pantry looking for “what’s for dinner.” Actually, I sat on a…

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The Scrumptious Passover Brunch Recipe I Won’t Make This Year

Healthy Passover brunch recipe - orange matzoh brei on a blue plate

Orange matzoh brei is the healthy Passover brunch recipe with the perfect amount of sweetness. Orange juice, cinnamon, vanilla and a touch of sugar make it scrumptious. Why is this Passover different from all others? With stay-at-home orders layered on top of anxiety about health,…

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Black Bean Soup So Easy You Can Make It Now!

Vegetarian black bean soup served with fruits and vegetables

This smoky vegetarian black bean soup is so easy to make, you can enjoy it in about 30 minutes. It’s comforting and made with ingredients you probably have on hand. Plus, get ideas about what to serve it with. Even I – someone who loves…

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How to Exercise While Social-Distancing & Not Feel Lonely

Working out at home using FaceTime and a TV

There are lots of ways to workout at home. But some of them are just plain, well lonely. Here are 10 ways to sweat out social distancing. And some of them won’t make you feel so alone. How am I going to tame that anxious…

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Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice & Stick to Your Diet

dog quieting critical inner voice

If your critical inner voice beats you up because you didn’t stick to your diet, you can feel better right away and get healthier too. I’ve watched tears drip from the corners of patients’ eyes struggling to keep their voices steady while telling me about…

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Is Healthy Chocolate for Real? Get Desserts with Benefits!

Healthy chocolate really does exist. Here are the 3 things you need to know to love the heck out of chocolate and take care of your health. When my girls were little, I taught them the proper way to use a shot glass. And when…

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Chocolate Walnut Date Balls: Healthy AND Yummy + Only 5 Ingredients

healthy bliss balls with chocolate chips

Wait till you taste these healthy bliss balls! They combine the deliciousness of walnuts and chocolate with the sweetness of dates in a healthy and quick-to-make treat for snack or dessert. It’s chocolatey yum that you can feel good about eating and sharing. Chocolate! I…

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Do You Eat These Common But Powerful Brain-Boosting Foods?

a bowl of colorful fresh pears as part of a brain healthy diet

You don’t need weird or expensive foods for your brain-healthy diet. Nourish your noggin today with this list of common, delicious foods. Not too long ago, I came across the most bizarre foods on a list of what to eat for brain health. UGH! I…

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Is This Missing From Your Cholesterol-Lowering Diet?

heart healthy red food

If your LDL cholesterol is higher than ideal, this missing ingredient might be the solution to your problem: plant stanols and sterols, which are collectively called phytosterols. I use phytosterol supplements, and I’m happy with the results. Heart disease is still the number 1 killer…

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Hi there! I'm Jill, a nutrition & diabetes expert and the author of 4 books.

Jill Weisenberger

I believe simple changes in health habits can bring you life-changing rewards.

And I believe willpower is way overrated.

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