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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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Get Better Health with Every Bite: Boost Nutrient Absorption

Here’s how to boost nutrient absorption, so you’ll get more health-boosters in every bite. Some nutrients and phytonutrients get tossed in the trash. Others are wasted in the cooking water. And more are trapped inside the food waiting to be unlocked. Let’s unlock them! The…

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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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The Science Behind Maintaining Your Motivation to Eat Healthy

Woman showing confidence

Keeping your motivation to eat healthy is no easy task. But research shows an extra 5 minutes thinking about your goals and obstacles increases your chances for success. Here’s how to do it. The devil on your shoulder screams in your ear to dig into…

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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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Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal for Make-Ahead Breakfasts

healthy blueberry baked oatmeal with Greek yogurt and raaspberries

What’s better than a delicious, nutritious, fragrant breakfast to please your entire family (and guests)? An easy-peasy one that you can make ahead like this yummy blueberry baked oatmeal! How I healthified this blueberry baked oatmeal I sweetened and flavored this healthy baked oatmeal recipe…

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The Easy (Really) Way to Rock Your Health Goals

3 questions to help you find your gateway health goal

It’s time to embrace easy! Easy is the path to meeting those health goals you’ve been struggling with. Yes, I really do mean that. Over the years, clients have told me that they have to ride themselves hard and make big sweeping changes. Otherwise, they…

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I Helped Pick The US News Best Diets: 3 Key Takeaways

fish over pureed peas

I’m often asked what I think is The Best Diet. Clearly what we eat matters. It matters to our long-term health and our short-term well-being. Fortunately, nutrition science has a lot to say about healthy eating patterns. Science aside, however, eating is really rather personal…

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The Yummiest Lemon and Mustard Marinated Tofu Recipe

healthy marinated tofu recipe with lemon, mustard and herbs

Marinated tofu is a great way to enjoy plant protein with your favorite flavors! Tofu lends itself to most any flavor experience you’re after. In that way, it’s a lot like chicken. You can cook it with different ingredients each week to come up with…

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Is Fish Safe to Eat? No More Fears!

Norwegian Salmon with veggies

We aren’t eating enough fish! Well, actually I am. But on average, Americans eat waaaay less seafood than the recommended couple servings per week. Here’s the bottom line right at the top: Yes, fish is safe to eat! And it’s really good for you. Let…

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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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