Living Well

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The Powerhouse of Nutrition: Okra

By Jenna Quave and Maddy Davis, RD Okra is a powerhouse of nutrition that supports human health and bodily function on many different levels. Okra ser...

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The Refreshing Qualities of Watermelon

By Maddy Davis, RD & Jenna Quave Watermelon—what better fruit to highlight during the summer months? It provides hydration, antioxidants, vitamins, fi...

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Bountiful Benefits of Berries

By Liz Horton, R.D. There are many types of berries found throughout the world, but most can be categorized as a rounded, brightly colored, sweet- or ...

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Tomatoes: Adding a Pop of Color to Cuisines

By Susan Marquez, MS, RD, CSSD Whether they’re adding a pop of color to a salad, playing a starring role in a spaghetti dish, or mixed into a fragrant...

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Everything About Olives

By Susan Marquez, R.D. Olives are a staple of Mediterranean cuisine, having been consumed and used to create oil for centuries. While most people in t...

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Surprising Benefits of Walnuts

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Walnuts make for a great crunchy snack, but did you know that they offer some surprising health benefits? Although walnuts are h...

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Stuffed Chicken with Forest Mushrooms

If you’ve ever dreamed of creating a chef-quality meal at home, this dish is an excellent place to start. Starting off with fresh, hormone- and antibi...

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Mushroom 101: Everything You Need to Know

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Did you know that mushrooms are not a vegetable but are actually considered a fungus? Even if the idea of eating a fungus may no...

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The Ample Charm of Persimmons

By Lauren Banks, RD If you’ve never seen a persimmon before, you might say it looks like a tomato or an apple, but the persimmon is quite distinct in ...

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Fun Ways to Incorporate Pumpkin in your Diet

By Lauren Banks, R.D. Fall is here and that means pumpkins are everywhere! It’s no surprise that pumpkins—a bright-colored winter squash—have some gre...