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New Year, New You: Dr Avena's nutrition tips for a healthy 2021

Posted at 9:59 AM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 12:07:16-05

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Dr. Nicole Avena, nutrition expert and author of Why Diets Fail discusses some ways that you can improve your health with good nutrition in 2021.

Snacking can be one of the things that derails any healthy eating plans, so making wise choices about your snacks is a must-do. Crispy Green Fruit snacks are a great option because they are 100% pure freeze-dried fruit-nothing else! They have NO added sugar! With 8 delicious flavors (apple, banana, cantaloupe, mango, pear, pineapple, strawberry and tangerine), there's a favorite for everyone in the household!

You can get them at Whole Foods, Bashas, and Big Lots. Also, if you are craving chips, a great healthier alternative is PopCorners. PopCorners are never fried, light and airy popped corn crisps made with simple ingredients. They provide snackers with the better for you option they want and the flavor, boldness and fun they love! PopCorners core products are Sea Salt, White Cheddar and Sweet & Salty Kettle. A lot of people are trying to lose weight in the new year, and the ketogenic diet is popular and for many does wonders for weight loss.

Dr. Avena talks about some ways you can include your favorites into your keto diet plans. Munk Pack Keto Granola Bars have the same amazing texture and flavor of your favorite chewy granola bars, without the guilt! Each grain free bar contains only 1g sugar, 2g net carbs and 140 calories. Made from nuts and seeds instead of oats, these premium bars are a wholesome and delicious snack for any time of day.

Find them in a store near you or online at In the Phoenix area they are available at Sprouts. If you are wondering about what drinks are good when doing keto, Mooala , the company best known for its Bananamilk, has launched the first and only Keto Mylk on the market. Keto Mylk is KETO certified and diet-friendly, with less than 1g of carbs, 0g of sugar and 5g MCTs per serving It's available in four indulgent flavors: Cinnamon Roll, Chocolate Chip, Vanilla Crème, and Original, all made with base of organic coconut cream.

Plus, like all of Mooala beverages, it's organic, non-gmo and 100% plant-based. Keto Mylk is available for pre-order here and will be launching in 1,000 stores nationwide this January, including Sprouts, Wegmans, Safeway and more. Gut health is important for our overall health. Prebiotin Prebiotic Fiber Supplement supports health, weight loss and immunity by nourishing beneficial bacteria, and gives your diet an extra boost of healthy fiber at the same time. It dissolves easily in any liquid or food.

Prebiotin Prebiotic Fiber Supplement offers a full-spectrum prebiotic known as Oligofructose-Enriched-Inulin (OEI), sourced from chicory root. Unlike ordinary prebiotics such as Inulin or fructooligosaccharides, OEI ensures that Prebiotin nourishes beneficial bacteria throughout the colon. OEI is also the most-researched prebiotic, used in many university and clinical studies.

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