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Alessandra Stasnopolis, RDN, LDN

Alessandra Stasnopolis, RDN, LDN, is a clinical dietitian and wellness coordinator in the Baylor Scott & White Health wellness department.

4 healthy cooking oils that pack a nutritional punch

Choosing cooking oils can be overwhelming due to the plethora of options available at the grocery store. While all oils can have different benefits, the most important factor to consider when picking one is what your goals are for cooking and for health. No oil is better or worse than the other, and all cooking …

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10 ways to embrace a body-neutral mindset

Maybe you’ve heard about body image, but have you heard about body neutrality? Once the groundwork has been laid for understanding body image, you can begin to move toward body neutrality.  What is body neutrality? First things first. We can’t run before we’ve learned to walk — meaning the idea of body love or positivity can be …

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Why it’s time to talk about body image and self-esteem

When you think of “body image,” you may not correlate it to health. What many people, both inside and outside of healthcare, don’t know is how much body image plays into our lives and the decisions we make. Many also don’t know how it impacts children and their future as they grow into adults.  It’s …

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All about adaptogens: Do these healing herbs really work?

Adaptogen products are everywhere in the food and supplement market right now. Curious about what these supplements are and if they are worth the hype? Let’s find out! What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are defined as herbs or roots that possibly act like a “stress vaccine” in the human body. Ultimately, they’re proposed to reduce chronic stress …

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