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Healthy Dinners: the Simple Plate Method Way

The Plate Method with chicken, butternut squash and string beans

Trying to eat healthy, but you don’t know how? You’ll know what to eat when you let the plate method guide you. You push yourself to follow your strict eating plan and deprive yourself of all things yummy. But you’re pulled to give it all…

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Have You Got “What’s for Dinner” Trouble? This Will Help.

Healthy one-pot meal

Drop the overwhelm of meal planning. You’ll learn how to plan meals like a pro with these tips from someone who’s been there. Eventually, you’ll even like it. “What’s for dinner?” Why do kids (and spouses) have to ask this annoying question? Everyday. Sometimes multiple…

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How to Turn a Healthy Salad into a Satisfying Meal

healthy salad of greens, berries and salmon

A healthy salad is so much more than lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers. And a main dish salad can be way more interesting than a hunk of dry grilled chicken over lettuce. If you want something simple and versatile, follow my blueprint to a delicious, nutritious,…

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Interested in the Mediterranean diet? Here’s how to start tonight

Mediterranean Diet dinner

Here are 10 simple steps to your healthy Mediterranean dinner. Best part? You don’t need new recipes! You’re over kale chips, green smoothies and watching the clock tick until you’re allowed to eat again. With a lighter in one hand and your well-worn membership card to the…

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How to Build a Healthy Breakfast: Think Globally

Healthy Breakfast in China

Here’s how to make a healthy breakfast that’s quick and tasty. Start by taking a look around the globe.  Completely toss the idea that breakfast means muffins, toaster pastries, pancakes, sausage and bacon. To help folks think of a different kind of breakfast, I ask…

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6 Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables

Pizza Mushrooms

It’s a foundation of a healthy diet. Eat more vegetables! I advise nearly all of my patients to eat more vegetables. Imagine that you’re sitting around a big table of food with 9 of your friends and relatives. Of the 10 of you, who’s eating…

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Are Snacks Good or Bad for Weight Loss?

healthy snacks

Should I snack to lose weight? What are some healthy snacks? Clients frequently ask: “Does a snack help or hinder weight loss?” Similarly, I’m asked if 6 small meals is better for weight loss than 3 larger meals. Let’s take a look at what the…

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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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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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