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Novella Lui, RD, M.H.Sc. headshot

Novella Lui, RD, M.H.Sc.

Novella Lui is a registered dietitian and a nutrition and health writer. She is passionate about supporting others in building healthy relationships with food by sharing practical and easy-to-follow tips. Novella combines her interest in providing evidence-based nutrition and health education with food and culture through creating consumer-focused content for brands and publications. As a foodie and a globetrotter, she loves to seek new flavors and explore different cuisines. In her spare time, you can find her looking for hidden food gems and spending time outdoors hiking local trails.
You can plan affordable, delicious, nutritious meals when you have diabetes even if you're on a budget. This 7-day dinner plan includes a balance of affordable whole grains, vegetables, lean meats, plant-based proteins and heart-healthy fats.
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Sushi meals are delicious but are they healthy? Here, we break down the health benefits, plus what to look for and keep an eye on when it comes to eating sushi.
Don't be alarmed when sliced lettuce oozes a bit of milky white fluid—lactucarium is harmless to your health. Find out its effects, including whether or not it can help you sleep, as well as how to properly select and store lettuce.
Glass stovetops give modern kitchens a minimalistic and sleek look. Keeping them sparkly clean, though, requires extra care and upkeep. Here's how to take care of your glass stovetop so that when you look down, you'll see your own satisfied reflection. Plus, learn the difference between glass, induction, electric and gas stovetops.
Safe food-handling practices start at the grocery store. Placing packaged meat in a plastic produce bag decreases cross-contamination risk, but what about the environment? Learn how to safely handle packaged meat—and about sustainable bio-based packaging.
The crunchy vegetable is chock-full of nutrients that promote heart health and support cancer prevention—and it's perfect for your next stir-fry or slaw.
This peppery, little leafy green boasts a bunch of nutrition perks that can help support heart and bone health—and more. Plus, it makes the perfect sandwich topper.
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The Instant Pot may seem like a simple appliance, but as you start using it, you may discover there are things you wish you had known. 
You don't have to wait until spring to declutter and maximize your kitchen space.
This peppery, little leafy green boasts a bunch of nutrition perks that can help support heart and bone health—and more. Plus, it makes the perfect sandwich topper.
The Instant Pot may seem like a simple appliance, but as you start using it, you may discover there are things you wish you had known. 
You don't have to wait until spring to declutter and maximize your kitchen space.
Love to batch-cook or have chicken leftovers? Find out how to safely freeze cooked chicken and how to thaw it when you're ready to use it. Plus, learn how long cooked chicken will last in the freezer and get some recipes perfect for defrosted cooked chicken.
Chicken can last in the freezer for a long time, but there comes a point when you need to cook it or your chicken may lose flavor and texture. Find out how to freeze raw chicken properly, and for how long. Plus, learn how to prevent freezer burn.
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When it comes to this low-fiber grain, the common advice for people with diabetes is to avoid it entirely. We break down the nutrition and look at the research for some answers.
Corn season is here! The first thing you need to know about this summertime staple is...well, what it is, anyway. Here, a registered dietitian breaks it all down—and the answer might surprise you.
Cooked chicken may not last sitting out as long as you think.
Wondering if that raw chicken in your fridge is still safe to eat? Here are the storage tips you need to know to keep your raw chicken fresh in the fridge for as long as possible. Plus, learn how to spot the freshest chicken at the market and what those packaging dates mean.
Cooked chicken does not last in the fridge as long as you think. Find out how you can store cooked chicken safely.
Find out how to properly store fennel so you can keep those aromatic bulbs and fronds as fresh as possible for as long as possible.
You know fiber is good for you. But did you know that there are two types of fiber, both with distinct roles in the body? Here's how insoluble and soluble fiber work together to help control cholesterol, keep your digestive system running smoothly and more. Plus, how to choose foods with insoluble and soluble fiber.
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Freezing chard lets you enjoy the versatile, easy to prepare, nutrient-rich leafy green any time of year. Learn how to properly freeze the vegetable, including how to blanch it and how to thaw it once you're ready to start cooking. 
Plain cow's milk yogurt provides nutrients that promote heart and digestive health, has no added sugar and punches up recipes with its tangy taste. Learn about the health benefits, how to use it in recipes and more.
Artichokes are delicious (especially when paired with spinach in dip form) but are they actually healthy? Here we'll breakdown the nutrition and benefits of artichokes, plus share tasty ways to incorporate them into your next meal.
Nutrient-packed chard, is a leafy green vegetable that's easy to prepare and cook. It can also be enjoyed raw. Learn how to choose, prepare and cook chard. 
Looking for a healthy green to add to your steady rotation of spinach, kale and arugula? Chard is versatile and loaded with nutrients. Learn more about chard, its distinctive array of colors that sets it apart from other greens, and why you should be eating it.
Have you ever forgotten about the bag of potatoes you left in the back of your pantry and wondered if they are still good to eat? Learn how long potatoes last and how to tell if your potatoes have gone bad. Plus, glean tips for how to store potatoes so they stay fresh as long as possible.
Are wine purifiers the remedy for the common wine-hangover? We asked experts if they are worth the investment.