Dr. Francesca Sy-Alvarado's 10 Pantry Picks for a Healthy Meal Prep

Dr. Francesca Sy-Alvarado's 10 Pantry Picks for a Healthy Meal Prep

DermatologistDr. Francesca

Dr. Francesca Sy-Alvarado is a dermatologist and a dermatologic and laser surgeon. She is the co-founder of QuAD Clinic, a blended teledermatology service and Dermatology & Laser Center. In her free time, she delves into social media education on Dermatology and skincare under the handle @Gol...

Nutrition is an important aspect of our health and well-being. We are often intimidated by the term "healthy eating," when, in fact, it only means eating a variety of food that provides enough macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals necessary to keep our minds and bodies in a healthy state. 


Part of that experience is feeling satisfied with the food you eat and knowing the benefits a certain food item could do to your body. Here are some personal recommendations on pantry items for a healthy meal prep!

  • Last updated: 04-21-2021
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Dr. Francesca's mybest

The Superfood GrocerChia Seeds

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Bob's Red MillHigh Fiber Red Bulgur

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The Superfood GrocerCoconut Sugar

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Trader Joe'sEverything but the Bagel Seasoning

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The Superfood GrocerNutritional Yeast

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Almond Breeze Almond Milk - Unsweetened Vanilla

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Hineleban FarmsAdlai Grain

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Take RootKale Chips

Sour Kream & Chive Flavor

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Organic Cacao Nibs Coated with Coco Syrup 1

Organic Cacao Nibs Coated with Coco Syrup

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Dr. Francesca's mybest Summary

Generally speaking, less processed forms of food items tend to have greater health benefits as they retain more nutrients when they are closest to their original form. 


There is also a growing interest in food items that are less likely to trigger chronic inflammation in the body, which is linked to insulin resistance and diabetes, fatty liver disease, more severe acne, and other skin diseases, and gut issues. 


The term "healthy" may sound intimidating, but it's a journey and a worthwhile experience, knowing you're doing something good your body will thank you for today and in the years to come.

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