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What You Need to Know to Get Health Benefits From Tea + How to Brew the Perfect Cup

black tea steeping with fruit

Here’s how to sip up the health benefits of black tea, as well as oolong, white and green teas. Plus, learn to brew the perfect cup of tea. Drinking black tea from a pretty cup is one of my favorite ways to catch my breath…

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This is Better Than Willpower for Sticking to Your Diet

stack of gooey chocolate chip cookies

Imagine walking by a warm plate of ooey-gooey chocolate chip cookies. You can nearly sense the buttery feeling on your fingertips and the melting of the chocolate in your mouth as the fragrance of freshly-baked sugar, flour and chocolate dances by. But you smile and…

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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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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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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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This Cancer-Prevention Plan Helps Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease & More!

various onions and garlic help prevent cancer

Wouldn’t it be great if one best diet and lifestyle plan addressed all of your health concerns? This cancer prevention plan gets pretty close! Over the years, clients have come to me for specific diet and lifestyle guidance to manage blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol…

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13 Delicious Ways to Eat Out Healthy

Who doesn’t love eating out? I sure do. But healthy eating out can be tricky! Some of the problems: Restaurant portions are often enormous. It’s hard to know which foods are swimming in sugar, sodium and saturated fats. Plus what sounds like a wholesome wrap…

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Easy Chickpea Bowl with Asparagus, Mushrooms and Feta

Bowl with chickpeas, asparagus, mushrooms and feta cheese

Easy, delicious, nutritious, plant-based, veggie-loaded! What more could you want? This easy chickpea bowl comes together quickly, especially if you have leftover brown rice, farro or other whole grain. I love a recipe with a good story. Cooking for my daughters is usually a treat…

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Your Questions about Carbohydrates Answered: Find Out What to Eat

shrimp tacos

Of course, you have questions about carbohydrates. Who doesn’t have trouble figuring out healthy carbohydrate foods? They’re not all created equal. Learn which ones to eat and how they affect your health. Aak, all that carb-bashing wears me out. But one thing I do like…

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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.

Right here is where you can discover the mindset and habits to stick with healthy lifestyle choices most of the time - and drop the guilt when you don't.

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