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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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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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What are the Good Fats for Diabetes and Heart Disease?

good fats for diabetes on counter

Thank goodness the 80s notion that all dietary fat is bad – and, by extension, that all fat-free cookies are good – has gone the way of the pager! Today we know that that the type of fat matters. But there’s still confusion about what…

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Healthy Triple Orange Lentil Salad Recipe

healthy lentil salad in endive leaves

I adore lentils! But you know that if you’ve been reading my blog or following me on social media. And I love this healthy Triple Orange Lentil Salad recipe that I created for Food & Nutrition magazine and the Florida Department of Citrus. My task…

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Healthy Red Quinoa Tabouli Recipe

healthy quinoa tabouli overhead

I love grain-based salads! Here’s my take on a classic tabouli salad recipe. Traditional tabouli – also spelled tabbouleh – is made of bulgur wheat. I made this one with red quinoa. Instead of red quinoa salad, you can make white quinoa tabouli or tricolor…

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10 Ways to Follow a Mediterranean Diet at Dinner

Mediterranean Diet dinner

The Mediterranean diet is hot hot hot these days! And I am so glad. I love that there’s more focus on healthy eating plans for life instead of diets for fast weight loss. If you don’t currently follow a Mediterranean diet, ease in. Here are…

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How to Eat Healthy: 15 Easy Ways Without Counting Macros or Calories

eat healthy spaghetti with veggies

The macro diet or counting macros was trendy last year, and I suspect it will be this year too. Counting calories has been a solid strategy for longer than I can remember. And while there are advantages and disadvantages to these strategies, I’ve got good…

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What is the Best Prediabetes Diet?

peanut stew

Your best prediabetes diet uses 5 key strategies. And it doesn’t mean not eating carbs. Find sample meals and plenty of tips for healthy eating for prediabetes. What you eat can help you avoid the problems that often accompany a diagnosis of prediabetes. You might…

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What is the Best Nut for Health?

nuts on a board

Today’s media climate is all about best foods and superfoods. The Internet (and coworkers and family members) scream that one food or another is the magic shield to keep you young, strong and disease-free. It’s enough to drive us all crazy. Well it drives me…

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Cold Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Cold cucumber yogurt soup on a Mediterranean diet

This cold cucumber yogurt soup truly tastes like summer! It’s one of my favorite ways to serve up all those fresh cucumbers and mint in my backyard garden. Plus, you can whip it up in only 15 minutes! I’ll be honest: I don’t really eat…

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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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