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