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Women’s Health: 10 Kitchen Items You Absolutely Don’t Need

I shared my thoughts on some of the items cluttering up our kitchen in this article for Women’s Health: “I received a $300 copper teakettle as a gift. It was simply beautiful when it came out of the box, but two days after leaving it on the stove, the color of the kettle began to […]

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Women’s Health: Someone Created ‘Diet’ Avocados—Here’s What That Even Means

I was interviewed for this article on the health benefits of Avocado’s for Women’s Health: “The monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids present in avocados help to promote a healthy blood lipid profile,” says Maya Feller, R.D.N. And thanks to their high fat content, a healthy serving of avocado (that would be about 1/5 […]

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Women’s Health: 6 Signs You’re Headed For A Dreaded Weight-Loss Plateau

I contributed to this piece for Women’s Health Magazine about hitting weight loss plateau: “Weight-loss plateaus happen when there is a balance between calories burned and calories consumed,” says Maya Feller, R.D. “When a person loses weight, their metabolic rate slows because of the loss of muscle and fat. And because muscle is more metabolically active […]