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Is Sleep or Exercise More Important?

Is Sleep or Exercise More Important?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 380 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. There simply does not seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish both sleep and exercise. Yet both are super important for long-term health and wellness. You may have heard...

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Steps to Becoming an RDN, Plus Registered Dietitian Job Outlook

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 360 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. Right now, the RDN credential is considered a Bachelor’s-level degree, but beginning in the year 2024, that will change. You will need a Master’s degree to become a Registered...

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How to Prevent Gaining Weight After Low-Carb Dieting

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 355 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. If you found this article because you reached your goal weight, congratulations! That is no easy feat! Following a low-carb or ketogenic diet over the long-term can be quite...

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A Lesson in Self-Worth

This is a guest post by Allie Worsdale, who submitted the following essay as an assignment in Dr. Chris Patti's course at Appalachian State University. This essay has been featured on the Optimal Living Daily podcast - Episode 708. I think everyone has a moment in...

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Problems with the Whole 30 Diet

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 350 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. The Whole 30 diet is a version of an elimination diet that is gaining steam. Described by its co-author, Melissa Hartwig, as a “short-term reset,” the philosophy behind this diet...

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White Rice vs. Brown Rice – Nutrition

White Rice vs. Brown Rice – Nutrition

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 330 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. At my previous job, where I was a wellness specialist for a university, someone asked me about brown vs. white rice. At the time, a well-publicized article mentioned the higher...

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How Common Are Milk Allergies and What Should I Do About It?

Listen to Dr. Neal address this topic on Episode 325 of the podcast Optimal Health Daily. Food allergies seem to be much more common nowadays. Once, we thought of food allergies as really only affecting kids, and is something most eventually grow out of, but now it...

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Minimalism Tips for Family Cheat Sheet

Minimalism Tips for Family Cheat Sheet

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Minimize Your Wardrobe: Inspiration File

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Checklist: How to Declutter Sentimental Items.

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5-Day Email Course - Get Started with Minimalism

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Checklist-How to Declutter Paper

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Checklist - How to Declutter Books

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Checklist - How to Help Kids Learn to Declutter Toys

Checklist - How to Help Kids Learn to Declutter Toys

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Checklist - Bare Minimum of Items for Moving

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Checklist - Why Personal Finance is Important

Checklist - Why Personal Finance is Important

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Cheat Sheet - How to Overcome Money Fears

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Bonus - Debt Payoff Tracker PDF

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Cheat Sheet - How To Stay Motivated When You Feel Stuck

Cheat Sheet - How To Stay Motivated When You Feel Stuck

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Cheat Sheet - What Should I Do After A Deep Tissue Massage?

Cheat Sheet - What Should I Do After A Deep Tissue Massage?

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Cheat Sheet - Tips for Sitting at a Computer All Day

Cheat Sheet - Tips for Sitting at a Computer All Day

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Cheat Sheet - How Do I Stick to a Budget?

Cheat Sheet - How Do I Stick to a Budget?

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