Samantha Lande

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Samantha is a freelance writer who covers health, nutrition, wellness, and more. She has contributed to national and international publications for over a decade. Highlights: Samantha's work has appeared in acclaimed publications including Real Simple, Allrecipes, Good Housekeeping, AARP, and Food Network. Samantha has a Master's in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago. Samantha spent a decade working in health care prior to starting her writing career.

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Latest from Samantha Lande
Is It Healthier to Eat an Early Dinner? RDs Explain How to Find the Best Dinner Time for You
Preparing for emergencies: Small steps and habits to prepare for a natural disaster
19 Small, Everyday Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for an Emergency
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5 Smart Habits for Strong, Healthy Lungs
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Does Drinking Coffee Really Dehydrate You? We Asked Dietitians
5 Types of Exercise That Boost Brain Health
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What Makes Refined Carbohydrates So Unhealthy? RDs Explain Why They're Not the Most Nutritious Option
What Is Little "t" Trauma and How to Work Through It: woman looking out window
What Is Little "t" Trauma—What It Looks Like and How to Process It
Foods to Eat for Lasting Energy: woman holding up a head of broccoli
5 Great Foods to Snack on for All-Day Energy
garage hangout tips
How to Turn Your Garage Into a Safe and Cozy Place to Hang This Fall
how-to-take-temperature: woman in bed checking her temperature
How to Properly Take Someone's Temperature—and How to Know When It's a Fever
Foods to Help Constipation
What to Eat, Drink, and Avoid to Help With Constipation
Fennel tea health benefits: Herbal infusion fennel tea in glass cup or mug with dried fennel
How to Make Antioxidant-Rich Fennel Tea (and 5 Reasons to Try It)
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5 Promising Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract, According to Research
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Why Recovery Is Essential to Any Workout Routine—and How to Do It Right
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The Biggest Perks of Concierge Medicine—and How It Works
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Are Reishi Mushrooms Worth the Hype? We Asked RDs for the Lowdown on This Buzzy Fungus
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The Mind-Body Benefits of Qi Gong—an Ancient, Meditative Movement Practice
What Foods Are High in Protein? High-protein foods: nuts and legumes
8 of the Highest-Protein Foods Every Well-Balanced Diet Should Include
How Much Sugar Should You Eat Per Day? spoon with sugar cubes in it.
How Much Sugar Is Too Much Sugar? Here's Where to Cap Your Daily Intake
Clear the Air: How Air Filtration Turned from the Least Sexy Feature in Our Homes to the Most Important
What Is Anticipatory Anxiety? What It Means and How to Help: pencil with bite marks
Constantly Fretting About the Future? Here's How to Stop Anticipatory Anxiety in Its Tracks
air purifier in bedroom: do air purifiers work on COVID-19?
Can Air Purifiers Help Combat COVID-19 and Other Viruses? Experts Weigh In
woman at desk with foster dog and laptop: how to volunteer from home
8 Ways to Volunteer Right Now—Without Leaving Your Home
child celebrating her birthday during the coronavirus pandemic
How to Plan an Epic Kid's Birthday Party During Social Distancing