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