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Omega-3 Fats for the Heart and More!

heart healthy fats

I eat fish regularly for my health’s sake. It’s easy: I love fish for its taste, versatility and nutrient profile, including omega-3 fatty acids – a type of heart-healthy fats. Both fish and omega-3 fats are good for the heart and probably a whole lot…

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How to Love Chocolate and Keep Your Healthy Diet

Is chocolate healthy?

Chocolate is one of my three favorite foods. (FYI, the others are peanut butter and dark-roasted black coffee. And, oh boy, are these three delights even more delightful together!) My clients and friends often ask me if chocolate is healthy. I sure want it to be….

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3 Things to Know about Coconut Oil to Save Your Health

Is coconut oil good for you

Is Coconut Oil Good for Your Health? A few weeks ago, a new client told me that she adds coconut oil to her smoothie everyday. I can’t imagine how this semi-solid oil improves the taste or nutritional value of an otherwise fruit-only smoothie. “My mom…

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Asian-Inspired Barramundi: Quick, Healthy Fish Recipe

Asian-Inspired Barramundi

Try this healthy fish recipe for American Heart Month! Here’s an update about this healthy fish recipe: I’m very excited to say that the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics along with the Governor’s office selected this recipe as a winner in the Feed Virginia…

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Veggie-Powered Pasta Sauce with Lentils: a Delicious Meatless Meal

Vegetarian Pasta Sauce Recipe

This veggie-powered pasta sauce with lentils is a healthy and easy recipe that is full of plant protein & fiber   Spaghetti and meat sauce has been a favorite in my house since my girls were old enough to eat solid food. Over the years, we’ve all…

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Heart Healthy Fish + More Health Benefits of Fish

Heart healthy fish

Eat More Heart-Healthy Fish February is American Heart Month. So if you’re not already eating fish at least a couple times each week, it’s time to start now. Why? Check out this list of reasons that fish – particularly fish rich in omega-3 fats –…

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Fish with Lemon Mustard Caper Sauce

heart healthy fish with lemon mustard and capers

Are you intimidated by fish? So many of my clients enjoy fish but don’t know how to prepare a healthy fish recipe, or even how to buy it. I’m a fan of individually-frozen fish fillets because they thaw so quickly in a pot of cold…

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Healthier Chocolate Dessert: Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

healthier chocolate recipe

Dark chocolate-covered apricots are perfect for American Heart Month! Actually, I figure that dark chocolate is perfect for pretty much everyday. Most people who know me well know that dark chocolate is among my very favorite foods. Why Do I Love Dark Chocolate-Dipped Apricots? These sweet…

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4 Easy Ways to Boost Your Fish Intake

Heart healthy fish

Fish is good for the heart. Since February is American Heart Month, I’m challenging folks to eat more fish this month. And fish is good for the brain too. The most heart-friendly, brain-friendly choices are those rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, barramundi, sardines,…

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5 Health Benefits of Tea + How to Brew the Perfect Cup

Health benefits of tea

I’m going to give you the bottom line right at the start of this post: The health benefits of tea largely come from their phytochemical disease-fighters, particularly flavonoids and other polyphenol compounds. These are the same types of health-boosting compounds found in fruits, vegetables and…

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Welcome to my Blog

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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