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Recent articles by Marissa:

9 healthy desk snacks nutritionists reach for at work

Feeling hangry? Stop the mid-day slump in its tracks with these delicious and healthy desk snacks recommended by nutrition professionals → Read More

Is Frozen Yogurt Healthy, Or Just As Bad As Ice Cream?

Anyone who's ever gone out for froyo has wondered: Is frozen yogurt healthy? Here, dietitians break down the differences between frozen yogurt and ice cream. → Read More

The Best Low-Sugar Keto-Friendly Wines, According To RDs

All wine contains some sugar, but certain varieties pack more of the sweet stuff than others. Consider this your guide to keto-friendly, low-sugar wines. → Read More

9 Best Coconut Water Brands Of 2020, According To Nutritionists

Naturally sweet and rich in electrolytes, coconut water is basically nature's Gatorade. Here, dietitians share the best healthy coconut water brands to sip on. → Read More

This is exactly how much plastic you eat each week—and how to avoid it

Everything you need to know about microplastics, including how much the average person ingests and if it is harmful to human health. → Read More

21 Natural Salt Alternatives That’ll Make Your Food Taste Better, According To Nutritionists

Whether you need to cut down on sodium or just want to spice thing up in the kitchen, these low-sodium salt alternatives will season your eats deliciously. → Read More


“Any questions for me?” is a trap. Here’s how to answer the dreaded interview question

Interviewing for a job would be far less stressful if we had a copy of the questions beforehand. But what you can do to reclaim some control over your interview is ask questions yourself. Not only will this provide valuable insight into the… → Read More

6 plant-based Thanksgiving main dishes so your vegetarian guests can eat more than sides

This year, make a delicious main dish for vegetarian Thanksgiving that's sure to be loved by all your guests who follow plant-based diets. → Read More


These are the most expensive cities in the world

If you’re looking for a fresh start in a new budget-friendly city, consider the findings published in yesterday’s Worldwide Cost of Living Survey from The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU). After analyzing 400 individual prices in 133 cities… → Read More


Asking for an open relationship doesn't need to be weird

Sabrina Asseraf, a 23-year-old creative director at a social media agency in Montreal, naturally fell into an open relationship when she met her primary partner at a BDSM dungeon, a space dedicated to exploring BDSM kinks. “It was understood, at… → Read More

The 14 Best Foods To Eat When You Have An Upset Stomach, According To Nutritionists

Get that box of saltines ready! Here, a dietitian shares exactly what to eat with an upset stomach, so you can keep food down (and bounce back) in no time. → Read More

Quinoa Vs. Rice: Health Benefits, Which Is Healthier

Quinoa has a reputation for being the healthiest grain—but is it really better than rice? Nutritionists explain whether rice or quinoa is a healthier choice. → Read More

The surprising ways sugar could mess with your gut

Experts explain the surprising connection between sugar and gut health, and what to do to stay healthy while still enjoying your favorite foods. → Read More

How Many Calories Are In A Bagel And Are They Really That Bad For You?

Bagels aren't known for being healthy, but are they actually so bad? Here's how many calories you can find in a bagel, plus other nutrition info. → Read More

The 10 Best Foods To Eat When You Have A Sore Throat, According To Doctors

If you're not sure what to eat when you have a sore throat, try these 10 doctor-approved options—from ice cream to chicken soup—to get rid of it quickly. → Read More

Ghee Vs. Butter: What's The Difference And Which Is Healthier?

In the great ghee versus butter debate, there isn't one official winner. Here's what a nutritionist has to say about which is healthier for your lifestyle. → Read More


Study abroad deaths are more common than you realize, but these two moms are fighting for change

Each year, hundreds of thousands of college students embark on study abroad programs in the hopes of boosting their job prospects, making new memories, and gaining independence. But some of them don't make it back home. According to the Forum on… → Read More


How incarcerated people communicate with the outside world is heavily regulated by those who profit from it

Zach Schmidkunz has never sent a text in his life. When he was first incarcerated at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in 2003, he had a brick-like phone that didn’t do much more than make and receive calls. And while he’ll have to enlist the help… → Read More


The best sleep position for feeling good the next day, according to experts

It happens at least once a month like clockwork: I wake up from a solid eight-hour sleep, only to realize I’ve pulled my back and I can’t lift my arm beyond shoulder height. Sure, it’s frustrating because the pain shoots through my body like a… → Read More


Losing sleep over money is common, but it doesn't have to be

When I go to sleep at night, I don’t dwell on that awkward comment I made in a meeting, or whether I’m doing enough to minimize my carbon footprint. My brand of worrying involves all-consuming thoughts of whether I’m making enough money on each of… → Read More