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Stories by Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Top 5 Nutrients for Postpartum Recovery

Registered Dietitian Melissa Mitri discusses the importance of good nutrition after giving birth and the five most important nutrients for a new mom and her baby

8 minutes ago — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Does Eating Too Much Fiber Cause Mineral Deficiencies?

The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That doesn’t mean that an excess of fiber couldn’t make you uncomfortable...

October 4, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is a Vegetarian Diet Bad for Your Brain?

If creatine is important for brain functioning, and vegetarians have lower creatine levels, could a vegetarian or vegan diet have a negative impact on cognitive function?

August 2, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Should You Eat Fewer Eggs?

First eggs are bad. Then they’re OK. Now they’re bad again. Nutrition Diva puts the latest study on eggs and cholesterol in perspective

July 29, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Are Omega-3 Eggs as Good as Eating Fish?

Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids. But what if you can't eat seafood? Can omega-3 enriched eggs or peanut butter provide the same health benefits?

June 20, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Aflatoxins in Nuts: Danger or Hype?

Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns

June 6, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Can Fiber Cancel Out Calories?

Nutrition Diva explains how eating more fiber can (and can’t) help you manage your weight and which foods to choose

May 9, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

This Is Your Brain on Cholesterol

Too much cholesterol can be bad for your heart. But could it be good for your brain? Nutrition Diva dives into the new research on the potential benefits of cholesterol

April 24, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

3 Myths (and 1 Truth) about Grain-Fed Beef

There’s a lot to consider when deciding what kind of meat to buy—or even whether to eat meat at all. The least we can do is start with accurate information

March 27, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Bloating: The Causes and the Cures

Tamara Duker Freuman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, explains why there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to bloating

March 4, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Does Eating Organic Reduce Cancer Risk?

A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story

February 16, 2019 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel
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