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Lauren Manaker headshot

Lauren Manaker M.S., RDN, LD

Lauren is an award-winning registered dietitian, author of three books and all-around lover of good food. After graduating with a bachelor's degree in food science and human nutrition and a master's degree in clinical nutrition, Lauren has worked in various nutrition-related settings, most currently writing nutrition-related content for online outlets including Verywell Health, PopSugar, The Kitchn, and EatingWell. Additionally, she manages the Instagram page @LaurenLovesNutrition, where people can receive evidence-based nutrition tips and updates.
If you are a cheese lover but need to limit your sodium intake, these low-sodium cheese choices are tasty ones to include in your diet.
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Carbohydrates can be a healthy part of a cholesterol-lowering diet. These are some of the best carbs to eat for lowering LDL or raising HDL cholesterol.
Including certain healthy carbs can help boost the nutrients in your diet and help you maintain healthy blood pressure levels.
The Dukan Diet promises rapid weight loss after following four specific phases that includes eating lean protein, oat bran and other approved foods. But is it healthy? Here's what a dietitian thinks.
The cabbage soup diet is meant to help with rapid weight loss, but is it healthy? Here's what a registered dietitian has to say.
When shopping for snacks, snag a box of these bars to help support your healthy blood pressure.
Costco has plenty of snacks to offer, but kiwis are a delicious and nutrition snack that can help support quality sleep.
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Eating healthy by implementing healthy eating tips can help people succeed when focusing on their overall well-being. These 20 dietitian-approved healthy eating tips are evidence-based and easy to implement.
When choosing your healthy carbs, these should be at the top of your list.
Costco has plenty of snacks to offer, but kiwis are a delicious and nutrition snack that can help support quality sleep.
Eating healthy by implementing healthy eating tips can help people succeed when focusing on their overall well-being. These 20 dietitian-approved healthy eating tips are evidence-based and easy to implement.
When choosing your healthy carbs, these should be at the top of your list.
Protein is one macronutrient that needs to be a priority in your diet if you are trying to boost your health.
If you are on the hunt for the best diet to follow to lower high blood pressure, look no further to the tried and true DASH diet.
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Turkey bacon is sometimes touted as a healthier option for pork bacon. But is it actually healthier?
Many people prefer this dark meat chicken part, but are chicken thighs healthy? We take a look at chicken thigh nutrition and more here to find out.
We dive into the science to answer what organic means, if organic is better for your health than conventional and the research behind any health benefits of organic foods.
Ever since kale entered the scene, iceberg lettuce has be seriously snubbed. But there's no reason to hate on this green—it's a healthy addition to any plate! Read on to learn more about the health benefits of iceberg lettuce.
This week's worth of summertime dinner recipes that are both diabetes-friendly and quick to make will be a lifesaver when you would rather be out enjoying your evenings, instead of in the kitchen for hours.
Adding an extra kick of plant-based protein to your pasta and noodle dishes helps make your meal that much more satisfying. Try one of the easy and delicious ideas the next time you're cooking.
These quick and easy plant-based recipes can help you cook up a healthy dinner in 15 minutes or less.
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To keep your energy levels up, ditch the caffeine-ridden drinks and grab one of these foods instead.
While there are a lot of healthy foods that can help lower blood pressure, watermelon is one of the best. Naturally combating high blood pressure by eating foods like watermelon is a simple way to support health.
Easy tips for grocery shopping less frequently, eating healthy and spending less money.
7 high-protein recipes that follow the DASH diet guidelines