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Jessica Ball, M.S., RD

Jessica Ball is EatingWell's Associate 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.

In seven simple steps, you can tell whether a supplement is worth your money.
Have a delicious holiday meal that meets any budget with these tasty, festive recipes that clock in at less than $10 per serving.
Whether it's to stock my freezer for a rainy day or have leftovers on-hand for impromptu meals, these are the recipes I lean on when my schedule starts to fill up.
This new guidance calls on restaurants and businesses to drastically cut the sodium in the foods they produce.
There are so many healthier things to focus on than harmless, normal bloating.
I turn to these dishes again and again because they are simple, nutritious and budget-friendly.
We look at why you need the important nutrient, foods high in iron and health benefits of getting enough. Plus, how iron deficiency is caused and common symptoms.
We look at types of sleep disorders and common symptoms.
Prioritizing eye health is important for total body health, too.
These gadgets and simple products will elevate your hosting game so you can focus on celebrating with those you care about.
Having healthy meals is important for more than just physical health, for kids and adults alike.
New research has promising findings about how food choices can impact brain health.
Eat less processed foods and get healthier this month.
We all need a little healthy-eating boost sometimes. These recipes embrace whole foods like vegetables, fruits and whole grains, plus healthy proteins and fats. They'll also help you cut back on refined grains, added sugar, unhealthy fats and large amounts of salt.
If you love salad bar flavors but not salad bar prices, this one's for you.
Bump up your menu this season with these nutrient-dense foods.
We dive into how to follow a high blood pressure diet, what foods to eat and avoid and lifestyle choices that can help keep your blood pressure within a healthy range.
From breakfast to dinner, these recipes make eating meat-free flavorful and filling.
We sort through all the choices to see how the nutrition stacks up.
It's an easy way to end the day on a sweet note.
That's a hard pass on "decanting" for me.
Plus, learn the difference between skyr and Greek yogurt, get skyr nutrition facts and more.
Plus food sources to help you meet your needs (even if you don't eat meat).