By Beth Janes Posted 04-07-2021
As the country slowly emerges from the pandemic and hope is in the air, our bodies may not exactly be in top shape to take on the coming spring. Over the past year, many people coped with the stress and loneliness of the pandemic by relying heavily on sugary foods, carbs, alcohol, sedentary screen time, (...) Read more
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Vital Plan Featured Recipe: Heart-Healthy Fish en Papillote with Vegetables & Herbs
Patricia Bannan Posted 04-06-2021
If you’re looking for new and tasty ways to get more heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, you just found it. This delicious recipe from registered dietitian nutritionist Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN, calls for a fish of your choice, and omega-3-rich options like salmon, trout, or cod pair well with the assortment of fresh veggies and herbs. (...) Read more
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Vital Plan Posted 03-23-2021
At long last, Americans are finally coming to terms with the fact that fat is not the enemy. (We won’t miss you, chalky fat-free cookies.) Each year, we’re learning more and more about how a diet with a moderate amount of good fats actually helps us absorb crucial vitamins and minerals, keep our brains sharper (...) Read more
Chlorella vs. Spirulina: Which is Better?
Vital Plan Posted 03-10-2021
Of all the colorful natural supplement powders and pills out there, two of the most memorable ones are chlorella and spirulina. Both have a deep green hue (and spirulina has a bright blue offering, too), and both have had their share of attention as more and more people learn about their unique and powerful health (...) Read more
5 Savory Soups for the Healthy Soul
Vital Plan Posted 03-09-2021
Here at Vital Plan, we love soup. For one, it’s a delicious way to load up on vegetables and good-for-you herbs and spices like garlic, ginger, and turmeric. It’s also a great make-ahead meal that you can enjoy for days in a row or freeze for a future day when you just don’t have the (...) Read more
Can’t Focus at Work? These Natural Remedies Can Help
Vital Plan Posted 02-23-2021
With so many distractions whirling around us — social media, the 24-hour news cycle, constant notifications from tech devices, and for many during pandemic times, juggling your roles as employee and parent and teacher all at once — staying on task for an eight-hour workday can seem impossible. And you know how you think you’re (...) Read more
5 Reasons You Really Need Omega-3s and the Best Way to Get Them | Vital Plan
Beth Janes Posted 02-12-2021
Fat has a history of being the bad guy in the nutrition world (remember the fat-free craze of the ’80s?). Thankfully, the advice and discussion around dietary fat has become much more nuanced, and there’s one type in particular that has garnered much of the attention — for good reason. Omega-3 fatty acids have been (...) Read more

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