Articles by Susie Yakowicz

I am a freelance writer living in Minnesota. I specialize in writing articles for the web on topics ranging from health and wellness to writing to dogs. For more information about me and my work, please visit my blog, Writing from Minnesota, at

Hot and Healthy: 6 Steps to a Better Bowl of Soup

What could be better than a bowl of hot soup on a cold day? Not only does soup hit the spot when the temperatures drop, it’s bursting with nutrition and health benefits. According to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, soup eaters tend to weigh less than non-soup...

Move Over Bananas: 8 Potassium-rich, Low-sugar Foods

Everyone knows that potassium—an important nutrient that the body needs for everything from heart health to muscle strength to nerve function—is the banana’s claim to fame. Just one medium banana boasts 422 milligrams of potassium, roughly 12 percent of the 4,700...

5 Ways to Make Chicken Dinner a Nutritional Winner

Chicken is a favorite comfort food because it tastes great, costs less than other meats, and has endless versatility. Chicken is also good for you. It’s a high-quality protein that contains the eight essential amino acids the body needs. Plus it’s low in fat—mostly unsaturated...