Your guide to buying and drinking truly sustainable wine

March 06, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Thanks to climate change, people are more willing than ever to go “green” with their eating habits, from going plant-based (at least some of the time) to cutting back on their food waste. So it should be no surprise that many people are interested in making their beverages … Continue reading Your guide to buying and drinking truly sustainable wine

This better-than-Gatorade drink replenishes your electrolytes post-workout with 2 simple ingredients

February 25, 2020 at 06:29PM by CWC With your electrolytes depleted after an intense workout, you might think to reach for a Gatorade, but it’s not the only option. While sports medicine doctors say it’s a easy way to hydrate after exercising, as “the sugar gives your body quick energy,” there’s a completely natural option … Continue reading This better-than-Gatorade drink replenishes your electrolytes post-workout with 2 simple ingredients

Alt-milk is coming for your moisturizer, and your dry skin will drink it right up

February 20, 2020 at 11:30PM by CWC The alt-milk movement first came for our coffee orders, then it hit the ice-cream aisle. And now? It’s coming for our skin-care routines. “Milk” has commonly been used as a skin product descriptor, meant to describe the texture of a nice, creamy, formula… like a thick moisturizer you … Continue reading Alt-milk is coming for your moisturizer, and your dry skin will drink it right up

New Study Shows The Impact Of Alcoholism On The Brain, Even If You Don’t Drink

February 11, 2020 at 03:29PM While scientists have recognized a link between genes and addiction, alcoholism is still largely misunderstood and hard to predict. In fact, even those who can manage their drinking or avoid alcohol altogether can still be affected by their family’s history of drinking—and not just emotionally. A study published in NeuroImage … Continue reading New Study Shows The Impact Of Alcoholism On The Brain, Even If You Don’t Drink

Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

January 29, 2020 at 03:10PM When most people think of hibiscus, thoughts of colorful flowers probably come to mind. And while it might look right at home in a tropical garden, the plant may have a place in your skin care routine. After all, like many herbs and flowers, hibiscus boasts an array of healing … Continue reading Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

I’m A Functional Medicine Doctor & Here Are The 10 Teas I Drink During Flu Season

January 16, 2020 at 12:18PM Tea is packed with nutrients, each variety (white, green, black, oolong, and herbal) boasting its own unique set of benefits. And while I like to drink all types, there are certain varieties I gravitate toward depending on the benefits I am looking to tap into. When I feel a cold … Continue reading I’m A Functional Medicine Doctor & Here Are The 10 Teas I Drink During Flu Season

Not Drinking? This “Pinot” Juice Recipe Mimics A Gusty Red Wine

December 30, 2019 at 10:21PM The biggest challenge if you’re a wine lover is to find a drink that will be a decent substitute for red wine—something that has some body and structure to it but is not too sweet. This is the nearest I’ve gotten to it. Beetroot is not everyone’s cup of tea, … Continue reading Not Drinking? This “Pinot” Juice Recipe Mimics A Gusty Red Wine

I’m a health coach—this is the herbal tonic I drink anytime I feel bloated

December 25, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC I spent the majority of my 20s toting Tums in my purse, popping ’em like candy any time I felt a bout of bloat come my way. Eating healthy was not really on my radar then. My pantry was stocked with food that had an expiration date 10 … Continue reading I’m a health coach—this is the herbal tonic I drink anytime I feel bloated

Hundreds of new healthy foods and drinks came out in 2019—these are our 10 favorites

December 21, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC One of the biggest perks of being a healthy food reporter is without a doubt being one of the first to know what’s about to hit grocery stores. Every day, soon-to-be released healthy foods and drinks are sent to the Well+Good offices for us to try and potentially … Continue reading Hundreds of new healthy foods and drinks came out in 2019—these are our 10 favorites

Green turmeric tea is the two-in-one wellness drink taking over

December 20, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Apples and peanut butter, avocado and egg, hummus and pita…some healthy mainstays are just better together. But green tea and turmeric tea, while both uber-popular along the wellness set, have traditionally been enjoyed, well, separately. But this is 2019. People want whatever they’re eating to multitask just like … Continue reading Green turmeric tea is the two-in-one wellness drink taking over

There’s only one month a year when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog—here’s how to do it vegan, dairy-free, and delicious

December 11, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Even if you’re the type of person who likes listening to Christmas music year-round, even if you put your tree up when there are pumpkins on your porch, even if you don’t understand the backlash against Love Actually and are committed to defending it as the best movie … Continue reading There’s only one month a year when it’s acceptable to drink eggnog—here’s how to do it vegan, dairy-free, and delicious

True or false: It’s a good idea to drink green tea right before bed

November 21, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a safe bet that the coming weeks will be filled with festive drinks, jam-packed social schedules, and late nights celebrating with loved ones. Great for the soul, perhaps not so great for our sleep schedules. Which is why so many … Continue reading True or false: It’s a good idea to drink green tea right before bed

This on-the-go foam roller water bottle keeps your recovery drink cold and your muscles loose

November 19, 2019 at 10:47PM by CWC Every time a fitness enthusiast blinks, a new recovery tool enters the market. Or at least that’s the way it seems. Form muscle-stimulating instruments to percussive therapy devices and beyond, the trend just won’t quit. Now, it’s easier than ever to take your recovery routine on the road … Continue reading This on-the-go foam roller water bottle keeps your recovery drink cold and your muscles loose

The 2 things you should *always* drink when you’re sick, according to a dietitian

November 12, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Make the most out of your next sick day with these foods that do the most for your immune system. Literally no one likes sitting next to someone who spends the majority of the workday battling a phlegm-y cough and a fever, but that doesn’t stop the majority … Continue reading The 2 things you should *always* drink when you’re sick, according to a dietitian

Adding trace minerals to drinking water is the latest ‘healthy’ fad you can skip

November 06, 2019 at 10:23PM by CWC Whether it’s collagen or chlorophyll, there’s always some new product on the shelves calling your name and begging to be added to your water—all with the tantalizing promise of making your hydration experience even healthier. The latest? Trace minerals, a clear, liquid supplement that is added in a … Continue reading Adding trace minerals to drinking water is the latest ‘healthy’ fad you can skip

The most hydrating thing to drink after a workout isn’t water

September 27, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC You know those times when you’re, like, really thirsty and water suddenly tastes like the nectar of the gods? If you want to rehydrate after a particularly sweaty workout—and fast—your first instinct might be to turn on the tap and guzzle glass after glass of H2O. But a … Continue reading The most hydrating thing to drink after a workout isn’t water

True or false: Milk is completely okay to drink on the keto diet

September 26, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC With eating plans that have a lot of rules—keto, we’re looking at you—come a lot of questions. One top one for beginners: Is milk keto? Because honestly, not everyone can get on board with the whole “butter coffee” thing. Let’s back up for a sec. On the high-fat, … Continue reading True or false: Milk is completely okay to drink on the keto diet

To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

September 20, 2019 at 12:01AM by CWC Some people swear they can drink coffee all day—even after dinner—and still drift off to sleep minutes after their head hits the pillow. Others won’t touch caffeine at all after early afternoon, saying if they did, they’d be “up all night.” My colleague’s doctor advised her to should … Continue reading To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

‘Sober’ drinking is finally taking off, no thanks to mocktails

August 19, 2019 at 12:02PM by CWC When I was a kid, non-alcoholic drinks usually meant ordering “virgin” pina coladas and blended Oreo cookie drinks poolside on family vacations in Hawaii. Delicious, yes, but not exactly the healthiest choice to be drinking every single day for a week. So imagine adult-me’s surprise a few years … Continue reading ‘Sober’ drinking is finally taking off, no thanks to mocktails