25 Articles by Margaret Wertheim, R.D.

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.

Anti-Inflammatory Green Tea With A Peppermint & Nettle Kick

This green tea packs an antioxidant punch, pairing deliciously with flavorful peppermint leaves and anti-inflammatory nutrient-rich nettle. Brew hot...

Are You Eating These Sources Of Hidden Sugar?

You may not drink soda or other sugar sweetened beverages, and maybe you stick with dark chocolate for your desserts. But there are many non-dessert...

15 Super-Simple Recipes To Help You Eat More Greens

Leafy greens are some of the healthiest foods you can eat, since they're loaded with beneficial nutrients like folate, calcium, magnesium, and...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
March 11 2014

Kale Chips With Nutritional Yeast

This deliciously crunchy snack is savory and packed with beneficial nutrients like calcium and vitamins A, C, and K (in the kale) as well as iron and...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
February 18 2014

5 Foods To Boost Your Fertility

While nutrition can't solve every case of infertility, it can solve some.

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
December 19 2013

5 Reasons To Avoid Artificial Sweeteners

Cutting your sugar intake is crucial in order to prevent diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Unfortunate the average American...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
September 20 2013

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Recipe (With No Added Sugar!)

This deliciously creamy ice cream is just as good as the real thing, but with no added sugar. Make sure to use natural peanut butter that contains...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
September 9 2013

5 Ways To Cut Back On Sugar To Decrease Inflammation

What we eat has a profound effect on our health and wellbeing, especially when it comes to inflammation. This is a component of many autoimmune...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
September 1 2013

7 Tips For Kicking Your Sugar Habit

The average American consumes nearly 90 grams of added sugar on a given day, and all this sugar can contribute to the development of chronic diseases...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
August 18 2013

How & Why You Should Cut Back On Fructose

The average American consumes a whopping 76 pounds of sugar every year, which is wreaking havoc on our health by increasing the risk of diabetes,...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
August 12 2013

The 5 Healthiest Summer Fruits & Vegetables

Some of the healthiest and most delicious products the summer season has to offer.

Delicious Strawberry Ice Cream (Dairy-Free Recipe)

This delicious version of strawberry ice cream gets its richness from cashew cream blended with strawberries and a banana. The sweetness comes from...

The 5 Best Natural Substitutes For Sugar

There are a slew of alternative sweeteners out there, but they're not all created equal.

6 Natural Ways To Improve Your Digestion

Digestive problems may also negatively affect your body’s ability to absorb nutrients from the food you eat.

The 6 Best In-Season Fruits & Veggies To Buy For Spring

Eating foods that are in season makes sense from an environmental and health standpoint.

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
April 23 2013

5 Unique Teas With Amazing Health Benefits

Teas can be an excellent alternative to drinking coffee thanks to their low (or no) caffeine content and variety of health benefits. Some teas are...

Margaret Wertheim, R.D.
April 17 2013