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If it’s your turn to host the Thanksgiving feast this year, you may be feeling a bit stressed and overwhelmed. Planning a bountiful meal is a lot of work! Here are some tips to help make the holiday a little easier. Preparation Tips Consider ordering a pre-cooked turkey from your favorite grocery store. No defrosting. Read more

If you are one of the 30+ million Americans who have been diagnosed with diabetes, you know that the holidays are perhaps the most difficult time of year to manage blood sugar levels. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, holiday parties and family get togethers offer plenty of opportunities to indulge in delicious foods that are Read more

Food boredom has become a real issue for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. The Problem In order to support muscle growth, athletic performance, and recovery, substantial amounts of nutrient-dense foods are required. Eating an abundance of these clean foods each day can become boring and even a struggle. The routine of eating the same food cooked Read more

Pumpkin is a type of winter squash that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It’s native to North America and particularly popular around Thanksgiving and Halloween. In the US, pumpkin typically refers to Cucurbita pepo, an orange type of winter squash. In other regions, such as Australia, pumpkin may refer to any type of winter squash. Read more

Many factors, biological and environmental, influence appetite, food choices, and meal timing. Some people can’t tell when they are hungry, while others have learned to ignore feelings of hunger. Both scenarios can lead to low energy levels, a dissatisfaction with food choices, intense cravings, and heightened hunger pangs. Food is used to nourish our bodies Read more

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