Justine Hays is a registered dietitian and health writer. She specializes in nutrition communications

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10 Foods High in Magnesium

Magnesium, a mineral, is the second most abundant intracellular cation in the human body after potassium. Adults store about 60 percent of their magnesium in their bones.  Find out the 10 foods high in magnesium. Magnesium acts like a helper, sometimes called a cofactor, in the body. Magnesium assists with the metabolism of food, neuromuscular […]

Nutritionist 10 Healthiest Fruits to Eat

Whether you grew up with the Food Pyramid or MyPlate, fruit is an essential part of any healthy diet. Current dietary guidelines for the healthiest fruits to eat from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), recommend Americans consume between 2 and 2.5 cups of fruit day. (1)  Current dietary trends and myths may scare people aware […]

Dietitians 10 Healthy Snacks To Eat

Snacks are any food outside of the traditional three meals, breakfast, lunch, or dinner.   People love snacking and snack foods.  Snacking can be influenced by many things such as hunger, boredom, or  habit. (1) Routinely snacking on foods such as chips, cookies, soda, and candies can lead to weight gain, dental issues, and may […]