Alexis Wisniewski

Researcher, foodie, fasting enthusiast

Alexis is a writer and researcher with a deep love for good food and holistic nutrition. She enjoys exploring cultures and sub-cultures through their food traditions, and—when home in Chicagoland with her husband and two boys—is committed to organic, local ingredients. She has a passionate love/hate relationship with fasting.

Posts by Alexis:

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Gout Diet: 7 Foods to Avoid With Gout and What to Eat Instead

Diet modifications are the most effective way to prevent and manage gout. Get 7 types of foods to avoid, what to eat instead, a sample menu, and more.

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What to eat if you have diverticulitis

A diverticulitis diet generally refers to what you should eat to help recover, but there are also dietary means to help prevent attacks. Get details on both.

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What Causes Bloating? 12 Secrets to Reducing Bloating and Gas After Meals

Bloating after a meal is usually not a sign of a bigger health issue, and is easily prevented by knowing what and how to eat, as well as what to avoid.

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Fasting Mimicking Diet: A Complete Do-It-Yourself Plan

Yes, you can DIY a 5-day fasting mimicking diet! Get a complete menu, including links to every food item you need and daily calorie counts.

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A Guide to Vegan Protein Powders: Top 5 Powders, Types of Plant-Based Protein, and More

If you’ve ever tried to purchase a vegan protein powder, your first reaction was probably analysis paralysis. Why are there so many options? There are different types of plant-based protein, which means you need to know why you’re looking for vegan options at all (unless you’re vegan in general, then … Read more

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21 of the Best Japanese Snacks and Candy Products and How to Get Them

Japanese snacks and candy are like nothing you will find anywhere else in the world

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ProLon Fasting Mimicking Diet: Scientific Breakthrough or Another Food Fad?

ProLon is practically synonymous with fasting mimicking, because it’s the first—and so far the only—packaged and clinically tested FMD program.

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10 Foods for an Upset Stomach

It’s happened to all of us. Shortly after a meal, your stomach starts to turn. What caused the pain?

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Foods to Avoid with Diverticulitis

No special diet has been proven to completely prevent diverticulitis, but some restrictions have demonstrated the ability to reduce symptoms and attacks.

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17 Causes of Bloating: From Common Causes to Serious Conditions

Bloating is that uncomfortable sensation of a stomach that’s been stretched beyond capacity. The problem ranges from embarrassing—a visibly swollen stomach and gas escaping in the form of burping of flatulence—to painful. But is bloating a sign of an underlying, undiagnosed condition? Does it signify that something more serious is … Read more

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