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Jessica Ball, M.S., RD

Jessica Ball is EatingWell's Assistant Nutrition Digital Editor. She covers nutrition news, sustainability, gardening and budget-friendly content. The things that make her the happiest: food, friends, fresh air and plants… Ok, and wine and cheese. This registered dietitian is in pursuit of all things food, flavor and sustainability.

Cutting down on animal foods can be beneficial to health, but it's important to do it the right way if you have diabetes.
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Clean up your diet and cut out processed foods with our 30-day challenge.
A recent recall in Washington state is causing concern about the safety of this popular shellfish.
Healthy and delicious eating doesn't have to be expensive, and my meals are proof.
Plus how to store, properly taste and more.
Plus the kitchen appliance she can't live without, how she's preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and more.
These omega-3-rich, ready-to-eat salad kits are a lifesaver for anyone with a busy schedule. The best part? They're shelf-stable and you can buy them online!
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Cut down on waste and save money with these easy and fun tips.
Short on shut-eye? These foods will help you get through the day.
Learn from my experience following one of the healthiest eating patterns.
There is absolutely room for dessert in a healthy eating pattern, and I don't know any other dietitians who would disagree. It is important to honor what your taste buds are craving, and it's part of what makes any healthy diet sustainable. No foods are "off limits" or "guilty pleasures," simply make desserts you prefer and enjoy them intentionally. Whether you love treats that are warm or cold, chocolatey or fruity, soft or crunchy, we have you covered. These delicious recipes showcase nutritious ingredients like dark chocolate, fresh fruit and nuts. Recipes like Easy Peach Cobbler Dump Cake and Mug Brownies are flavorful, fun and dietitian-approved ways to satisfy a sweet tooth.
This dessert is quick, easy and can serve as many or as few people as you need.
Yes, you're putting one foot in front of the other, but are you getting the most out of your walk?
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In the heat of summer, these recipes help me stay fueled and far away from my stove.
These steps will help you build a more intuitive relationship with food and eating.
Join us for delicious recipes and inspiration to cut back on your sugar intake.
There's one part of the store that makes me justify the crowds and the trip.
With these products, there's no compromise between reliable protection and quality ingredients.
If you are practicing good sleep hygiene and still not catching zzz's, it could be time to talk to your doctor about trying something new.
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If you're short on time or money (or both), these recipes are for you.
This creative main is sure to spice up any cookout.