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I’m anemic. What foods should I eat to increase my iron level?

Anemia, or iron-deficiency anemia, results from having constantly low or inadequate levels of iron in the body Read more.

If a food is labeled trans-fat-free does that mean it really is trans-fat-free?

Anything with under .5 grams of trans fat can be labeled as trans-fat free. Read more.

What kinds of food should I eat to keep my digestive system healthy?

In general, eat a well balanced diet. Fruits and vegetables help to maintain a healthy digestive system. Read more.

What is celiac disease?

This is a disease where patients cannot tolerate gluten. Gluten is found in a large variety of foods, including wheat and grains. Read more.

40lbs lost on my 50lbs to lose journey. How many calories should I be eating?

40lbs lost on my 50lbs to lose journey. I am trying to figure out how many calories I should be eating. Read more.

I’m trying to eat healthier- what quick breakfast meals do you recommend I start the day with?

Breakfast is the most important meal for the day and some breakfasts will fuel your body better than others. Read more.