June 20, 2019 at 11:45AM by CWC Whether you follow a plant-based diet or consider chicken tenders to be their own food group, everyone should make it a point to prioritize iron in their diet—especially women. The mineral is an essential part of our red blood cells’ functioning, says Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, an … Continue reading 9 foods rich in iron that will help you stay strong and energized
May 28, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC If you have an Instagram account, you’ve probably seen an ad for detox teas. Countless celebs and influencers promote them, while other celebs (specifically, Jameela Jamil from The Good Place) are on a mission to take them down. In Well+Good’s latest episode of You Versus Food, registered dietitian … Continue reading Why this top nutritionist would never, ever recommend detox teas to her clients
May 14, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Possibly the most confusing part of healthy eating: supplements. Fish oil, zinc, magnesium, potassium…how do you know what you really need and what isn’t worth shelling out for? (Because no joke, supplements aren’t cheap.) The best way to know, of course, it to talk to your MD, who … Continue reading The 3 supplements every woman should consider taking, according to a registered dietitian
December 14, 2018 at 07:16AM Raise your hand if you’re taking a vitamin every single day (or, at least, you try to). You’re not alone—over 70 percent of adults in the U.S. take some kind of supplement. But while most of us are well-familiar with the capsules and gummies on the shelves at Whole Foods … Continue reading Vitamin vapes are apparently now a thing—but are they good for you?
December 10, 2018 at 10:08AM Brain health, the immune system, mental health, and digestion may seem like totally different aspects of well-being, but they all seem to come back to one thing: the microbiome. (Gut health, so hot right now.) Since evidence is mounting that your overall health likely depends on how happy your gut … Continue reading Sure, kimchi can help you beat bloat—but did you know about these 5 other health benefits?
December 03, 2018 at 01:41PM Okay, I get it: being vegan is pretty damn good for you. The eating plan is consistently ranked as one of the best diets for weight loss and diabetes management, and is associated with lower cancer rates and better gut health. Plus, shunning animal products in favor of fruits, veggies, … Continue reading Can you go vegan without burning out your brain?
September 27, 2018 at 10:37AM It’s not quite cold and flu season. (Phew!) Still, now’s the best time to get proactive with your health. This means scheduling a flu shot at the optimal time. It also means stocking up on immunity-boosting foods, making ginger tea, and soaking up as much vitamin D as you can. … Continue reading Bookmark this list of the best sources of zinc before cold and flu season starts
September 26, 2018 at 01:31PM Recently, I read a Vanity Fair interview with Michelle Williams (Brokeback Mountain, not Destiny’s Child) in which she said she’d heard that hotel rooms were kept cool to accommodate men, who tend to “run warmer” than do women. Given that I’d just spent a weekend with my entire family under one … Continue reading Constantly fighting over the thermostat? Here’s why some people “run hot” or cold
September 24, 2018 at 12:00PM Black, green, chamomile, and peppermint are the brat pack of teas. Go to a restaurant and order a cup and without fail, these are the varietals the waiter will rattle off. They’re the tried and true standbys and each one has its own unique health benefits. Black tea is good … Continue reading Peppermint tea is steeped in healthy benefits—here are the top 5