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Stories by Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Does Sparkling Water Make You Hungry?

Carbonated drinks may increase the "hunger hormone" ghrelin, but these hormones are only one of many factors that contribute to our subjective experience of being hungry

July 7, 2018 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Can Pesticides Affect Pregnancy?

A recent study suggests pesticides in produce may interfere with your chances of getting pregnant. Let's explore its findings

February 17, 2018 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

What Is Seitan?

Get the 411 on seitan and its surprising secret ingredient. Is this meat substitute one to try or one to skip?

January 31, 2018 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

How Salty Foods Affect Hunger and Weight Loss

Do salty foods make you hungrier? Or do they help you burn more calories? A new study finds that salt has unexpected effects on hunger and weight loss. Learn how this affects you

December 9, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

What Is Mycoprotein?

Mycoprotein is a plant-based source of protein you might not have heard much about. Here's the 411 on this alternative protein source

November 16, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

How to Build More Muscle with Less Protein

Research suggests that higher protein meals can help you lose weight, slow aging, and speed recovery. But what if you don't want to—or can't—eat that much protein?

November 1, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

What Can You Do for a Fatty Liver?

Fatty liver disease can be a warning sign of bigger troubles ahead.  Fortunately, it’s something that can be turned around with diet and lifestyle changes.

September 21, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel