Magnesium plays a central role in just about every bodily process, from the synthesis of DNA to the metabolism of insulin. Low levels of this crucial mineral have even been tied to an entire laundry list of chronic conditions — … Continue reading Top 20 Magnesium-Rich Foods, Benefits, Supplements, Dosage
Fast-food chains, like the rest of us, are struggling through the global pandemic. Sit-down dining options are still limited in many states, drive-thru lines are serpentine, and employees fear their safety. How are fast-food chains responding to these challenges? With … Continue reading Review: Plant-Based Breakfast Sandwich – Starbucks, BK, and Dunkin’
Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Serves: 2 Meal Type: Beverages Diet Type Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 cup hot, boiled water ½ cup cold water 4 cloves, whole ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 … Continue reading Paleo Thai Iced Tea Recipe (with Coconut Milk)
Surprise – there’s protein in vegetables! From peas to kale, broccoli to artichokes, and spinach to Brussels sprouts, all of these green veggies pack a decent amount of protein in them. Mix and match these veggies to your heart’s content … Continue reading 8 High-Protein Vegetables to Add to Your Diet
Some consumers do not know how to identify a natural vitamin from a synthetic one. Vitamin and mineral supplements may contain labels that are too complicated for you to understand. You may not even know what to look for in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If Your Vitamins are Real or Fake
The term “plant based” is everywhere right now—and there’s no standard definition for what that phrase actually means. This confusion may contribute to something I’ve been hearing as a registered dietitian: that consuming plant-based omega-3 fatty acids is the same … Continue reading Plant-Based Supplements Versus Fish – Omega-3 Sources
Ingredients 1 tbsp. oil 2 1/2 c. chickpea flour 2 c. warm water 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 bunch of kale Directions Make em’ Heat oven to 400°F. Rub 2 rimmed baking sheets with 1 Tbsp oil each. … Continue reading Crispy Kale Chip-Chickpea Flour Recipe, With Variations
Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 16 hours 40 minutes Serves: 6–8 Meal Type: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Snacks, Vegan Diet Type: Gluten-Free, Ketogenic, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
Whether in soups, vegetable trays or topped with peanut butter, most people at least occasionally consume celery in one way or another. That’s a good thing, because the benefits of celery — not to mention celery seed — include that … Continue reading Benefits of Celery, Nutrition Facts, Recipes and More
Ingredients: one 8-ounce cup of organic black coffee 1 scoop collagen powder made from bone broth 1 scoop beef gelatin (optional) 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter 1 … Continue reading Keto Coffee Recipe … or Butter Coffee
Fish can serve as either a power food or an inflammatory, toxic nightmare for your body, all depending on what fish you choose. That why it’s so important to pay attention to (and avoid) the fish you should never eat. … Continue reading 17 Fish You Should Never Eat (Plus, Safer Seafood Options)
You’ve likely seen the term “plant-based” popping up everywhere. In the marketing of Impossible Foods products. All over the snack world. In one-sided films posing as documentaries. But what, exactly, does “plant-based” mean? That’s unclear at this point, as there … Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan Diet – What’s the Difference?
Non-dairy butter used to mean sketchy oils and zero flavor, but the plant-based diet trend has completely changed the game. In fact, whether you’re vegan or not, you might just consider swapping your usual Land O’ Lakes for for a … Continue reading The 7 Best Non-Dairy Butters Substitutes For Vegans, Per RDs
Based on sales on the over past decade, cottage cheese seems to be making a comeback. Perhaps this is because it’s high in protein and low in carbs, therefore considered by some to be the perfect cheese for both low-carb … Continue reading Cottage Cheese Nutrition, Benefits, Recipes and More
Tofu, also called bean curd, has gained popularity over the years, especially as a vegetarian- and vegan-approved source of protein. However, it’s also a highly controversial ingredient; while some praise it as a health-promoting superfood, others claim that soy products … Continue reading Is Tofu Good for You? Health Benefits and Nutrtion Facts
Thanks in the recent rise of the marketing term “plant-based,” there are quite a few plant-based protein bars on the market. Many of these plant-based protein bars are not good. They taste like pulling up a handful of weeds from … Continue reading 10 Best Plant-Based Protein Bars – Healthiest Vegan Protein Bars
If the dairy aisle could do the #10yearchallenge, it wouldn’t even recognize itself. I mean, half of what’s in the dairy aisle these days isn’t even dairy at all. Back in the day, you had just a few types of … Continue reading Types of Milk, Explained: From Skim To Whole Milk To Oat Milk
Total Time: 5 minutes Serves: 12–15 Ingredients: 1½–2 cups pitted black and green olives ¼–½ cup sun-dried tomatoes ½ cup capers, drained ½ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon garlic ½ teaspoon onion powder 1½ teaspoons oregano … Continue reading Olive Tapenade Recipe: A Mediterranean Diet Staple
Yields: 1 – 1 serving Ingredients 1 1/3 c. plum tomatoes 3 tsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. mirin rice wine 2 tsp. sesame oil 2 tsp. wasabi paste 2 tsp. finely chopped nori 4 c. cooked rice 5 tbsp. sushi … Continue reading Vegan ‘Spicy Tuna’ Sushi Recipe
Going vegan—whether it’s for the planet, your health, or both—is a little different than deciding to do keto, try intermittent fasting, or (for some reason) go carnivore. While most people follow a vegan diet out of a combination of environmental, … Continue reading Vegan Diet and Losing Weight
Over 2,000 people have signed a petition calling on Kellogg’s to change the vitamin D source in their cereals to a vegan version. The petition is a joint campaign by Animal Aid – one of the UK’s largest and longest … Continue reading Thousands Urge Kellogg’s to Increase Range of Vegan Cereals
Since we last ranked New York’s best places to eat vegan food, the field has become even more crowded. The East Village is now a hotly contested culinary territory, with empire-builders Matthew Kenney and Ravi DeRossi engaged in some sort … Continue reading The Absolute Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in NYC
The greatest moment in the history of supplements came on September 1, 1998. That’s when a sportswriter challenged Sammy Sosa on how he could compete with the androstenedione-assisted Mark McGwire. In reply, Sosa uncorked a shocker: He owed it all—wink—to … Continue reading 10 Best Supplements for Men – Creatine, Whey Protein, More
Thanks to the delicious dip known as guacamole, most likely you are familiar with the beloved avocado. But have you ever tried avocado oil or did you even know it existed? We previously ranked the benefit-rich avocado as one of … Continue reading Avocado Oil: 6 Health Benefits and How to Use for Cooking
Once upon a time, being a vegetarian was pretty black and white. You didn’t eat meat, and that was that. These days, though, there seem to be 50 different shades of vegetarianism. “There’s more of an emphasis now on plant-based … Continue reading 7 Types Of Vegetarian Diets, Explained By A Nutritionist
Without a doubt, soy is one of the most controversial products on the planet. In fact, ask a handful of health experts “is soy bad for you?” and you’re likely to get a dozen different responses. While some claim that … Continue reading Is Soy Bad for You? Or Is It Good for You?
Without question, peanut butter is one of the best foods out there—you can spread it on bread for a sammie, add it to smoothies, spoon it on oatmeal, or in my case, simply grab a spoon and eat it straight … Continue reading Do You Really Need To Refrigerate Peanut Butter?
Fiber is probably the least sexy of all the nutrients. Protein gives you superhero muscles. Carbs grant you sustained endurance. Fat switches you into ketosis, if … Continue reading 4 Incredibly Easy Ways to Eat More Fiber
The poor potato has been through so much. The Irish Potato Famine in the 19th century. The bastardization of it into Mr. Potato Head, a toy in which you anthropomorphize the tuber by stabbing it with body parts as an … Continue reading Are Potatoes Healthy? – Potato Nutrition, Weight Loss Information
Taco Tuesday just isn’t the same without a big dollop of guac on the side. But some restaurants are serving what we can only describe as … Continue reading Fake Guacamole on Menus Due to Avocado Prices
Is broccoli the healthiest vegetable? It’s certainly at the top of the list. Ask any nutritionist, medical doctor, neuropath or nutrition researcher for his or her personal list of the most nutrient-dense foods, and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli are sure to … Continue reading Broccoli Nutrition, Benefits, Recipes, Side Effects and More
Stoked for getting your sweat on outdoors after a long winter cooped up inside the gym? We hear ya: Moving your workout outside is just way more enjoyable than toiling away on a treadmill between four walls. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading Finally Exercising Outdoors Again? Bring These 10 Pieces of Gear.
Not everything is as it seems—getting bangs, becoming an adult, Oreos… As for that last one, despite being a chocolate cookie sandwich filled with cream, turns out there are no animal products used in the production of “milk’s favorite cookie.” … Continue reading Are Oreos Vegan? – Are All Oreos Cookies Dairy-Free
I’m a salad fanatic. I’ve eaten one nearly every day for years, and I love experimenting with different combinations of greens, toppings, and dressings. The latter is key, because the right dressing can significantly boost the healthfulness of your bowl, while the … Continue reading The 5 Healthiest Salad Dressings, According to a Nutritionist
Thinking about going vegan? While cutting out animal products altogether can be pretty tough, there are some established health benefits, says Maggie Michalczyk, RD, based in Chicago. “Being vegan eliminates a big source of saturated fat from the diet and (hopefully) adds more fibrous … Continue reading 7 Vegan Foods That Are Shockingly Unhealthy
Vegans take strict care to eschew all animal byproducts in their diet, which is an admirable level of discipline most weightlifters can appreciate. Unfortunately, if you’re … Continue reading Best Vegan Protein Powders
Plant-based diets are largely very healthy—but can lack key nutrients that are abundant in meat and animal products. Certain supplements are good for vegans to consider taking, especially if they’re experiencing deficiency symptoms. Always talk to a doctor or a … Continue reading Vitamins and Supplements Vegans Should Take
When you’re deciding to go on a diet, there are so many options to choose from. You can go keto and focus on healthy fats, try intermittent fasting, or just eat a certain amount of calories a day. One option … Continue reading What Is the DASH Diet Plan? Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Is pasta healthy? Like other processed carbohydrates — including most cereals, bread and baked goods— pasta has been deemed a problematic food when it comes to packing on the pounds. In fact, in recent decades pasta has even been blamed … Continue reading Is Pasta Healthy? The Answer Might Surprise You
Lately, one diet has been stealing the spotlight, earning (mostly) rave reviews from A-listers and everyday folks alike: the keto diet. Essentially a very high-fat, low-carb eating plan, the ketogenic diet forces your body to burn fat rather than carbs … Continue reading Keto Diet Celebrities – 5 Female Celebrities Who Love The Keto Diet
If you’re thinking about switching to a plant-based diet, Rich Roll can help. The ultra-endurance athlete and best-selling author went vegan when his health took a nosedive right before his 40th birthday, and he hasn’t looked back since. Last September, … Continue reading Rich Roll Vegan Diet: What the Ultra-Endurance Athlete Eats In a Day
Choice is the name of the game with our veggie chips—just pick whichever vegetable is in season, on sale, or available at your local market. Try out our different seasoning blends, some of which you can make at home, and … Continue reading How To Make Vegetable Chips
What if you heard of a way to eat your favorite fried foods that made them taste just as delicious—with half of the calories and fat? You’d be totally game, right? Well, this isn’t just the stuff of legend. It’s … Continue reading Are Air-Fryers Healthy?
You wouldn’t know it by looking at me today, but 6 years ago I was living a completely unhealthy lifestyle. For years I’d struggled with my … Continue reading Starting a Fitness Routine that Works for You
Rob Mooberry was given just a few weeks to live. His colorectal cancer had reached the critical stage 4 diagnoses, and he was in pain. Chemotherapy, radiation, and invasive surgeries were the doctor’s orders, but after the first round, Mooberry … Continue reading Man Claims Vegan Diet Cured His Cancer—But Did It Really?
When it comes to protein powder, whey is considered the gold standard for guys who want to build muscle fast. Whey—which is made from the watery part of milk that separates from curds during the cheesemaking process—is a complete protein, … Continue reading The Best Vegan Protein Powders
If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. Continue reading 12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More
Even as a fitness editor, I’ve never been one to drink protein shakes for several reasons. Continue reading Plant-Based Protein Weight Loss