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World Kindness Day 2021
Last year we published a blog about how Nutrition for Longevity is committed to fighting hunger all across the globe as part of World Kindness Day. World Kindness Day is one of our favorite global holidays because it is a day dedicated...
Sodium and Health
You may have had friends, content creators, or even healthcare providers mention the importance of managing your sodium intake, but what’s all the fuss about? Let’s talk about the role sodium plays in the diet and your health, and how...
How to: Keep Your Produce Fresh
There is nothing better than fresh, crisp produce. And there is nothing more discouraging than having it spoil before you are able to enjoy it. It’s no surprise only 1 in 10 Americans eats the recommended amount of fruits and...
Healthy Tailgating
With the fall season comes tailgating season; a time for family, friends, food, and sports. Tailgating has become a major part of our culture and certain foods are associated with the tradition. Classic tailgate foods include burgers and hot dogs,...
The Teal Pumpkin Project
See a teal pumpkin outside your neighbor’s door? Here’s what it means!  Teal pumpkins are not a new Halloween trend. In fact, The Teal Pumpkin Project was founded by mom, Becky Basalone, in 2012 as an idea of spreading food...
Fall Activities
One of the driving factors to increasing longevity is incorporating exercise into our daily lives. However, that can mean something different for everybody. Exercise can be as simple as walking to your mailbox to grab the mail, putting away groceries,...
Breast Cancer Awareness: The Risk of Missed Health Screenings
Did you know that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed among US women and the second leading cause of death among women. October is Breast...
Dietitian Meal Hacks: Breakfast Tips
Struggling with making nutritious breakfasts in the morning? We're here to help! There are many tips and tricks you can do that can help save time in the morning when it comes to preparing healthy breakfasts. Whether you're on the...
10 Simple Dinners
As the long summer days begin to come to an end and the cooler weather makes its way in, it’s time to begin thinking about “real-life” again. Getting back into a routine, especially with meals, can be tough. Real-life is...
How to Follow the Longevity Diet
The Longevity Diet is the culmination of research from Dr. Valter Longo, Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California. Dr. Longo has studied the regions that hold the oldest yet healthiest individuals around the world. The...
Dietitian Meal Hacks: Meal Prep 101
It goes without saying that one of the best perks of using N4L’s farm to fork healthy meal plan delivery service is that it makes things simple — someone has already prepared your meals for you! While we take great...
Healthy Eating the Whole Family Can Enjoy
One of the commitments of longevity is to get involved with your community. While this can mean spending time with friends and neighbors, your family is a community that you are involved with every day. Research shows that having the...
The Body Neutrality Movement
You have probably heard of the body positivity movement from friends or social media. In fact, we created a Body Positivity Tool Kit in July for those looking for tips. Another popular health movement is body neutrality. Similar to body...
5 Commitments to a Longer, Healthier Life: Summer Edition
We are already halfway through August, which means the end of summer is approaching. The days are warmer, longer, and full of sun. The summer months usually involve travel, vacation, and to put it simply, more fun! With this summer...
What Is Diet Culture?
Diet Culture. We're starting to hear this buzz word more and more, but what is it? Diet culture isn't just “being on a diet”. You can follow an infinite amount of diets to be caught up in the culture of dieting. As a disclaimer,...
BBQ Summer Grilling Tips 
When we think of summer, thoughts of warm weather, gathering with friends, and grilling crosses our minds! Sitting out in the sun and enjoying a freshly grilled meal with a cold drink is summer happiness! Grilling is an easy way...
Stop Negative Self Talk
Every day, we talk to ourselves. Our self-talk helps us understand situations we face as we relive them in our minds. Your own words travel exceedingly faster than verbal communication. It is estimated that people can think to themselves at...
A Guide to the Gut Brain Axis
We’ve talked about how important it is to maintain good digestive health before, but you’d be surprised just how essential that really is. Making sure your digestive system is in good health goes beyond just how food moves through your...
Gut Health: The Three P's
Gut health awareness has exponentially grown throughout the past few years. It's become common to hear discussions related to GI and our gut microbiome. Products like prebiotics and probiotics are marketed throughout TV, magazines, and social media. Read on to learn...
What Is Food Insecurity?
Food — one of the four basic needs for human survival. But what if you or your family can’t afford or access safe, healthy food? Food insecurity happens when food is limited, nutritionally inadequate, unsafe, or cannot be acquired in a socially acceptable way.1 Severity of food insecurity is broken down on...
Body Positivity Tool Kit
With the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere, we are greeted by warmer weather, longer days, and more time to spend outdoors. Often, this involves visiting the beach, days by the pool, hiking, and moving our bodies more. While...