Jen Lyman, dietitian and owner of New Leaf Nutrition, pulls muffins out of the oven

Is Sugar a Drug?

Have you ever had a meal that just doesn’t live up to your expectations? It seems like it should be amazing and the description sounds really satisfying and then it’s just…not. That’s how I feel about cake. It’s beautiful and everyone else seems to really like it, but it just always falls short of my […]

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March 7, 2020

Jen Lyman stands in a well-lit kitchen reaching for a muffin

The Morality of Food

When I was really little I remember learning about morality. I was probably being a brat and my mom was teaching me the difference between good and bad. I don’t know why I have such a vivid memory of this, but I remember thinking “there are good things and there are bad things and then […]

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November 7, 2019

Spoonful of chicken noodle soup in front of full bowl of chicken noodle soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing that feels better when I’m sick than my mom’s chicken noodle soup. It was awful getting sick in college and having to make this for myself, I was pretty bad at it at first. It took me a few years to be able to make chicken noodle soup that’s as good as my […]

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October 24, 2019