Tag: Nutrition

Your Nutrition Questions Answered

You asked – we answered! What foods can I eat to boost my immune system? Sandra Lopez • Pleasanton, CASupporting your immune system is especially important during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Picture your meal plate. Fill half of it with vegetables and fruit, the other part with protein-rich foods such as eggs, chicken, fish and

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Nutrition Hacks and Myths Revealed!

Ask your questions, we have answers. Are there specific things I can eat to help firm up loose skin?Bertha Gonzalez • Baldwin Park, CAIt goes without saying that exercise and sunscreen are critically important to toning and firming one’s skin. But, thinking about skin health from the inside out is also a great place to

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Nutrition Q&A

We answer reader’s burning questions! I keep hearing the term “flexitarian.” What is the Flexitarian Diet and how does it differ from other diets? Brenda Rodriguez, Pleasanton, CA A Flexitarian Diet includes mostly plant-based foods (fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains) while allowing meat and other animal products in moderation. This makes it more flexible

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Fast, Flavorful, Healthy Lunch Recipes

Want to lose weight, but your lunch options aren’t healthy? Are you counting calories and feeling hungry all the time? You don’t have to starve yourself or go to great lengths for a healthy lunch. In fact, calorie deprivation may cause you to gain weight in the long term. Instead, focus on the quality of

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