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Stories by Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Can Prunes Reverse Bone Loss?

Several studies suggest that eating prunes every day could help prevent or even reverse bone loss and osteoporosis

March 15, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Low Fat or Low Carb Better for Weight Loss?

The secret to healthy weight loss may have nothing to do with how many carbs or how much fat you eat. Read on to find the surprising factor that might make all the difference

February 15, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Can Spices Help You Lose Weight?

Can adding spices to your diet charge up your metabolism and speed weight loss? Nutrition Diva has the pros and cons of a new diet fad

February 1, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Are Probiotic Foods a Waste of Time?

Are you stocking the pond but starving the fish? When it comes to a healthy gut, prebiotics may be way more important than probiotics.

January 21, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Does Science Support Ayurveda?

Ayurvedic medicine was practiced for thousands of years before anyone invented the placebo controlled experiment. How has this ancient system held up to modern scientific scrutiny?

January 3, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

How to Slow Age-Related Muscle Loss

As you may have suspected, dietary protein is key to building and maintaining muscle mass. But it’s not necessarily a matter of taking in more protein

October 22, 2016 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

What Causes Brain Fog?

Symptoms of brain fog are said to include fatigue, irritability, and memory loss. Various diets and supplements are said to help treat it. But is brain fog even a real thing? What causes brain fog?

October 1, 2016 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Can Cavities Be Healed with Diet?

Can cutting out grains help prevent or even reverse tooth decay? Nutrition Diva explores the science and lore of remineralization

June 22, 2016 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Raw Mushrooms: Hazardous or Harmless?

Several well-known experts have warned against eating raw mushrooms due to toxins they contain. Nutrition Diva investigates whether you need to worry

May 11, 2016 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

How to Treat a Headache without Drugs

If you find yourself taking headache medication more often than you'd like, try these drug-free approaches next time a headache looms

December 9, 2015 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel