I need to drink more water, but even a glass makes me so nauseous. I can only drink cold sodas and juices without feeling sick. How can I drink water without feeling queasy?

Updated 22 July 2019 under Ask Us.

There a couple reasons why you may be feeling nauseous after drinking water. If you only drink after eating a meal, you may experience some nausea because you may be […]

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Quick, Easy, Cheap, and Healthy Recipes

Updated 15 July 2021 under Health Guides.

You’re a busy person on a budget, but interested in eating healthy. Where do you begin? Cooking food at home doesn’t have to take forever or involve advanced skills and […]

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I like to work out but afterwards my body shakes. I was wondering what food I can eat after a workout to help prevent shaking and refuel my body?

Updated 7 March 2019 under Ask Us.

It’s great that you like to work out! If your body is shaking after your workout, it may mean you are experiencing muscle fatigue (aka your muscles are tired). During […]

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There are some weeks I don’t feel hungry at all and then suddenly I feel the need to eat a lot, even if I’m not on my period. Am I bulimic or is this normal at 17 (years old)?

Updated 4 March 2019 under Ask Us.

It can be normal to be hungrier on some days than others based on a number of factors such as hormones, age, gender, sleep, stress, and physical activity level. However, […]

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I eat a pretty well-rounded diet, not too much junk. I was wondering if I should still take a multivitamin?

Updated 28 January 2019 under Ask Us.

Good question! As long as you are eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and dairy then you likely do not need to take a multivitamin. However, if you are […]

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Do all girls with PCOS need to diet?

Updated 6 September 2018 under Ask Us.

Weight loss can be beneficial for girls with PCOS if they are in the “overweight” or “obese” BMI category and are at risk of certain metabolic or medical complications related […]

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Fruit

Updated 18 March 2022 under Health Guides.

You may have heard that eating fruits (and vegetables!) is good for you, but why? Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with a decreased risk of […]

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Serving Size

Updated 29 January 2021 under Health Guides.

Understanding the nutritional content of a meal is important. To help determine the nutritional content of your meals, most foods, with the exception of fruits, vegetables and some prepared foods, […]

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I just found out that I am Lactose Intolerant, so what can I do to get enough nutrients? And is there anything else I should know?

Updated 1 March 2016 under Ask Us.

The goal of managing lactose intolerance is to lessen or stop symptoms of diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, and gas, while still getting the nutrients that your body needs. Eating or […]

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Cooking Terms and Definitions

Updated 18 May 2021 under Health Guides.

Cooking at home is often healthier and less expensive than eating out, however sometimes recipes contain terms that can be confusing. This guide lists the most common cooking terms along […]

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