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Latest by Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

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Alternative Treatment

Natural Remedies for Heartburn

There are a number of natural remedies for heartburn, from avoiding lying down after eating to using baking soda, tumeric, and ginger.

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Nutrition

Survivors Reduce Cancer Death Risk with Diet

Cancer survivors can lower their risk of cancer-related death in the future by up to 65 percent through a diverse, low fat diet.

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Nutrition

9 Crohn's-Friendly Snacks to Add to Your Diet

If you live with Crohn’s disease or other type of inflammatory bowel disease, thy these healthy, Crohn's friendly snack ideas on the go.

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What to Eat for Healthy Joints

Exercising and eating right can help you maintain good joint health. Here are seven foods that can help keep your joints healthy.

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Living With

Thyroid-Friendly Vitamins and Supplements

Learn about the vitamins and supplements — including vitamin D and selenium — that are good for your thyroid.

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Metabolism

Metabolism-Boosting Tips for Thyroid Patients

If you feel like your metabolism is slower, even after thyroid treatment, you are very likely right. Here’s how you can boost and increase a slow metabolism.

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Healthy Snacks to Eat After Your Workout

Working out is great for you. But to keep your body healthy, you must refuel properly. Here are expert tips on the best foods to eat after you sweat it out.

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Nutrition

Thyroid Patients: Is the Paleo Diet for You?

If you’re struggling to lose weight as a thyroid patient, the Paleo diet can help reduce inflammatory symptoms.

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Nutrition

How 2018's Top Food Trends Affect Your Health

Kale and kombucha were top food trends in 2017. Learn what’s up for 2018, and how the latest food fads can help if you have a chronic illness.

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Prevention

Top 10 Foods for Prostate Cancer Prevention

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men. Add these 10 foods to your diet to help lower your risk of developing prostate cancer.