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Stories by 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

Does Losing Weight Release Toxins?

It is true that certain types of potentially harmful chemicals end up stored in our fat cells. What we don’t know for sure is what effects these compounds might have on our health.

September 7, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

"What the Health" Documentary: A Review

Some thoughts on the latest of a growing number of food- and health-related documentaries, along with some thoughts about this documentary genre, in general.

August 31, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Your Metabolism to Blame?

Is a slow metabolism keeping you from losing weight? Can you do anything to speed it up? A closer look at what we can realistically do to change our metabolism

August 9, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

The Disease-Proofing Myth

Healthy diet and lifestyle choices can reduce your risk of disease, but not to zero.  Let's take a more realistic approach to risk reduction

August 2, 2017 — 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.

July 27, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Myths about Sulfites and Wine

Let’s clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about sulfites, wine, and headaches

July 15, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Protein Powder Safe During Pregnancy?

Is it OK to use protein powder when you're pregant? Find out how much protein you and your baby need, what the best sources are, and how to make sure you're getting enough

June 10, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Pros and Cons of the Whole30 Challenge

The Whole30 nutrition challenge is wildly popular. But can it really deliver on its promises? Nutrition Diva examines the pros, cons, and alternatives

June 6, 2017 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Is Eating Late Bad for Your Heart?

The American Heart Association suggests that late night eating might increase your risk of heart disease.  But how solid is the evidence?

April 29, 2017 — 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
Stories by Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

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