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The Basics of Portion Sizes

Believe it or not, dietitians often rely on non-culinary images such as tennis balls and hockey pucks for portion control references. Once you master those, you’ll soon have more than a "sporting" chance of perfecting portion control.

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How to Build the Perfect Buddha Bowl

We provide tips on what to include in your bowls and explain why colorful fruits and vegetables matter. We will also provide you with three easy buddha bowl recipes to make at home.

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Easy Non-Dairy Ice Cream Recipes to Try at Home

For people who have food allergies or are simply trying to eat healthier, it can be difficult to come up with a grocery list that is affordable and fulfilling. Instead of overspending on a pint of non-dairy ice cream, we rounded up several recipes to try at home that take just a few minutes to prepare.

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Stressed? Get Your Paddle On!

It’s long been known that exercise is good for both body and mind, and that certain types of exercise are extra good for calming the mind. There’s a growing body of evidence suggesting kayaking is a double-paddled superstar when it comes to de-stressing. We share what you need to know.

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Baby-Led Weaning: Which Foods to Feed Your Infant

When your baby transitions from milk or formula to solids, baby food purees are typically the first item to grab off the shelves at your local grocery store. However, many parents use baby-led weaning, a process that involves infants learning to feed themselves, as a way to introduce solids. We provide information on when and how to start baby-led weaning and which foods to feed your infant.

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How to Apply Sunscreen

Most people apply less than half of the necessary amount of sunscreen that is required to be effective. To help ensure you and your family are protected this summer, we share a guide on how sunscreen works and how to properly apply it.

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Hair Loss After COVID: Should You Be Concerned?

As the coronavirus has continued to infect people around the world, patients have been surprised to notice clumps of hair falling from their scalp months after coming down with COVID. This development has led many people to wonder if COVID can cause hair loss. The answer is yes, although the more pressing topic is if people should be concerned about the long-term impact of these hair changes.

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Are Healthy Energy Drinks Really Healthy?

What exactly constitutes a healthy energy drink, and are these products even good for you? This blog will examine what you need to know about these natural options.

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Upset Stomach: Is it Food Poisoning or Stomach Flu?

A stomach bug and food poisoning are both gastrointestinal illnesses share similar symptoms, it can be hard to tell the difference. Knowing which infection you have can help provide guidance on how long your symptoms will last and how to go about managing your illness.

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What Does it Mean to be High Risk for Breast Cancer?

To learn more about what high risk breast cancer means, we sought out information from Nicole Sharp Cottrell, M.D., a board-certified and fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist at INTEGRIS Breast Surgery.

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