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Nutrition is a key component of Lumen. With the Lumen device and app, you can give your body a voice and optimize your nutrition with daily, personalized, meal recommendations.

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Achieving a Metabolically Healthy New Year
November 23, 2023 26K views
Setting healthy New Year's resolutions that are both motivating and attainable is crucial for lasting success. Here's how to prioritize your health to achieve your goals....
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The Ultimate Guide on How to Eat for Your Metabolism
March 24, 2024 19K views
One of the best things you can do for your long-term health is to focus on your nutrition. Here’s how to set the groundwork to achieve your health, and weight loss goals, plus preempt health risks....
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Hormone Balancing Diet: Nutrition for Your Menstrual Cycle
June 01, 2023 5K views
Go shopping with renowned author of "Eat to Beat Your Diet",Dr. William Li. Dr. Li shares valuable insights, uncovering how certain foods can enhance metabolism during various phases of the menstrual cycle....
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Healthy Eating Habits for Optimal Nutrition
February 19, 2023 19K views
Most of the time, a healthy lifestyle starts with our eating habits. And you guessed it, and nutrition is one of the best places to start. In this guide, we’ll share our best tips for developing healthy eating habits....
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A Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Based On Your Macros
April 09, 2023 6K views
Eating a whole food plant-based diet has numerous benefits for your metabolism, take a peak at what they are...
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Eating Out The Healthy Way A Guide For Metabolic Health
March 30, 2023 7K views
Eating out can be a delightful experience but it might come with some challenges. Here are some healthy eating tips to navigate when you're out...
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Trying Out a Low Carb Diet Plan? How to Stick to it For The Long-Run
April 11, 2023 12K views
This move to healthier eating habits may help regulate blood sugar levels, promote weight loss, and help pave the way to a healthier, more vibrant lifestyle....
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What are Macros? The Building Blocks of Your Diet
November 13, 2019 99K views
What are macros and what do they do? In every diet and for every weight loss goal there…...
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Healthy Meal Prep: A Beginner’s Guide
June 02, 2023 82K views
Whether you're looking for healthy meal, want to lose weight, save money or save time, learn how you can benefit from meal planning and integrate long-term healthy habits...
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7 Metabolic Benefits From A Vegetarian Diet You Might Not Know
April 17, 2023 7K views
Look into the benefits of a plant-based diet tailored to your body and metabolism...
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Portion Size Guide A Beginner's Handbook to Perfecting Your Plate
June 22, 2023 2K views
Discover the art of portion control and learn how to determine perfect portion sizes for a balanced diet. Say goodbye to overeating!...
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How to drink mindfully this summer according to Lumen nutritionist Ulrike Kuehl
July 06, 2021 14K views
How to drink mindfully this summer without overdoing the carbs according to our Lumen nutrionist....
what are whole foods
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Boost Your Metabolism With Whole Foods
April 25, 2023 11K views
Here are 14 reasons why eating whole foods rich in essential nutrients enhances metabolic health, regulates blood sugar, and reduces the risk of diseases....
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Caffeine and Metabolism
October 07, 2020 24K views
Caffeine and Metabolism For most of us, coffee or tea in the morning is a must. So much…...
complex carbohydrates
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Get To Know Your Carbs: Complex Carbs Made Simple
April 27, 2023 8K views
Learn how to optimize your metabolism with the right carbs can help you burn more fat, lose weight, and endure physical activity better....
personalized nutrition
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Personalized Nutrition: A Guide to a Healthy Diet Plan How to Use It to Your Advantage
December 12, 2023 3K views
Scientists have dug deep into this concept of personalized nutrition, and current findings about its efficacy are very promising....
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How To Make the Mediterranean Diet More Metabolically Healthy For You
April 03, 2023 5K views
While there are lots of trendy diets out there, there is one that has stood the test of time and research-backed to help improve your metabolism - the Mediterranean diet....
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How To Make Nutrition, Exercise, and Monthly Cycles Work In Sync
May 08, 2023 6K views
When we think of our menstrual cycle, our minds might jump to cramps, cravings, and low energy. But there's actually a lot more going on during the rest of the month too....
nutrition for longevity
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Nutrition for Longevity: How to eat and live for a longer, healthier life
July 24, 2023 7K views
Whether it's organizing your kitchen to promote healthier choices or embracing a slower, more intentional lifestyle to manage stress - we're taking longevity and healthy living notes from the blue zones...
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Dr. Will Cole: ‘Lumen helped me reach metabolic flexibility faster’
June 30, 2021 14K views
Dr. Will Cole is a leading functional medicine practitioner, IFMCP, DNM, DC, and best-selling author. He consults people around…...
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Master Your Eating Times
January 26, 2023 22K views
Eating times can be hard when juggling other commitments and trying to figure out what to eat when losing weight. We share top tips on when to eat and what to eat around dinner breakfast lunch and pre-workout meals....
what are macros
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What are Macros: Your Personalized Plate to Metabolic Health
June 19, 2023 8K views
Scientific research has transformed our understanding of weight management, shedding light on the profound role of macronutrients, also referred to as 'macros', in the journey of weight loss....
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Navigating Your Health During the Holidays
November 16, 2023 3K views
Healthy festive recipes included! Lumen metabolic coaches help us prepare and navigate the holiday season with these tips...
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Making Your Nutrition Last
March 24, 2020 15K views
Due to recent events, you might be spending a lot more time at home than usual. Maintaining a…...
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Blue Zones Recipes: For Enhanced Longevity and Metabolic Health
July 17, 2023 10K views
Eat like a centenarian. Discover longevity-boosting Blue Zones recipes. From Dan Buettner's kitchen to yours, enjoy a variety of Blue Zone meals, including breakfast, dinner, and soup recipes....
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Intermittent fasting re-examined: Can you fast too much?
July 05, 2021 43K views
The Lumen data team explores why you may be over-fasting according to 1 million metabolism measurements....
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Carb Cycling for Weight Loss - A Beginner's Guide
March 31, 2024 41K views
Carb cycling is one of the most effective ways to vary your carb intake daily or strategically to burn fat, boost your metabolism, and reach your weight-loss goals....
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Intermittent Fasting for Women
May 01, 2023 10K views
Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned faster, women have distinctive hormonal and metabolic variations that might pose unique health challenges when trying to lose weight....
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How To Personalize Your Intermittent Fasting Schedule
May 03, 2023 33K views
Explore how the different fasting schedules can be personalized to you, and learn how to incorporate them into your lifestyle for maximum benefits, including weight loss and improved health....
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Carb Cycling Meal Plan: Personalize Your Carbs
August 29, 2023 9K views
Understanding your carb needs are personal is key to achieving your health goals. This is where a tailored carb cycling meal plan can help....
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Carb Cycling vs Keto: Which One Is Right For You?
October 04, 2023 10K views
Both have gained substantial attention for their potential in promoting weight loss. However, as with any diet, they have their respective benefits and challenges....
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Carb Cycling for Women
October 11, 2023 3K views
Beyond the hormonal advantages, there are multiple reasons women might explore carb cycling for their health....
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Is the 16:8 Intermittent Fasting Window Right For You?
February 18, 2024 4K views
Choosing the right fasting schedule can be challenging due to the variety available. In this article, we’ll explore the 16:8 approach and use evidence-based insights, including findings from Lumen, in getting the perspective on IF, its potential benefits, and the significance of personalization....
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Intermittent Fasting for Metabolic Health
November 03, 2023 4K views
Fasting is considered to be successful when the metabolism adapts to a carb-depleted state, and starts to burn fat. Here's how to do it....