Tap this back-pocket tip to take the pressure off navigating the holiday food scene

December 13, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Decked out in your most festive holiday attire, you consider whether to pour yourself a second glass of eggnog. As you poise the pitcher over your cup, you think, Well, I can only get this stuff once a year. In Instagram parlance: It me. Yes, we fully endorse pouring … Continue reading Tap this back-pocket tip to take the pressure off navigating the holiday food scene

7 healthy eating experts reveal the foodie gifts they really want for the holidays

December 13, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC On the surface, buying a holiday present for someone who loves to cook may sound like an easy feat. But when you really start to think about it, shopping gets tricky. It’s easy to walk through Williams-Sonoma or the cooking aisles at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and debate … Continue reading 7 healthy eating experts reveal the foodie gifts they really want for the holidays

9 foods high in folate worth filling up on—whether you’re pregnant or not

December 12, 2019 at 07:33PM by CWC There are two types of vitamins: the scene-stealers you *know* are important, like vitamin C, D, and magnesium, and the stage hands with little name recognition who consistently work behind-the-scenes to keep your body working properly. Folate is definitely one of the latter. Even though it typically only … Continue reading 9 foods high in folate worth filling up on—whether you’re pregnant or not

Have a foodie in the family? Any of these 12 gift will be the highlight of their kitchen

December 11, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Stumped on what to get that one friend or family member who’s always cooking up a new culinary creation, makes vacation plans around buzzy restaurants, and posts more photos of food than people on Instagram? Instead of getting them a gift card to their favorite taco spot (again), … Continue reading Have a foodie in the family? Any of these 12 gift will be the highlight of their kitchen

6 easy ways to minimize your holiday waste—including gifts, decor, food, and more

December 10, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC The holidays are a period of excess. Excess eating. Excess traveling. Excess buying. If you look at the actual stats, all that extra consumption is contributing to your carbon footprint in ways that might put a damper on your holiday spirit. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, American … Continue reading 6 easy ways to minimize your holiday waste—including gifts, decor, food, and more

The 5 foods a gastroenterologist always, always keeps in the fridge

December 07, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC Gut health is all the rage these days, and for good reason: eating foods with good bacterian helps to balance your gut’s microbiome—the digestive tract’s ecosystem comprising of trillions of live bacteria that interact with virtually every cell—boasts benefits that extend well beyond digestion. According to research from … Continue reading The 5 foods a gastroenterologist always, always keeps in the fridge

Why food experts are all about eating huge breakfasts and small dinners for better health

December 07, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC “Eat like a king at breakfast, a prince at lunch, and a pauper at dinner.” The royal refrain has long been preached by healthy eating experts as one of the best ways to eat for maintaining a healthy metabolism, digestion, and overall health. The advice came up yet … Continue reading Why food experts are all about eating huge breakfasts and small dinners for better health

How SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, really works

December 06, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC Could you eat if you only had $4 a day to spend on food? That’s what millions of Americans have to try and do. SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is vitally important to nearly 50 million Americans and assists low-income families who work but have large child … Continue reading How SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, really works

What a day of healthy eating looks like for a food blogger with diabetes

December 04, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC My Bizzy Kitchen blogger Biz Velatini has a three-word mantra when it comes to her healthy eating philosophy: don’t be boring. “I have favorite meals and I’m a leftovers queen, but I try not to eat the same exact meal over and over,” she says. This can be … Continue reading What a day of healthy eating looks like for a food blogger with diabetes

3 breakfast combinations with warming foods for cold winter mornings

December 03, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Nourishing the body with warming foods is a staple of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) year-round, but it’s especially relevant during the colder months. “In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we believe that starting the day with warming foods is an essential part of keeping our adrenals happy and securing longevity,” … Continue reading 3 breakfast combinations with warming foods for cold winter mornings

Why ‘food combining’ is an eating plan you can skip, according to a dietitian

December 03, 2019 at 12:05PM by CWC To learn all about food combining, watch the video. Food combining is a trendy method of eating that involves pairing certain foods for overall better digestion. In theory, the plan sounds like a dream, but science shows that the eating guidelines don’t follow through on all their lofty … Continue reading Why ‘food combining’ is an eating plan you can skip, according to a dietitian

The biggest healthy food lesson of the decade I’ve learned: You can literally milk anything

December 02, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC I can say from experience that having a dairy sensitivity in 2010 was rough. The only two mainstream options were soy and rice milk (yum?), and starting-to-trend almond milk was still pretty hard to find outside of a Whole Foods. I have never liked soy milk, so 10 … Continue reading The biggest healthy food lesson of the decade I’ve learned: You can literally milk anything

The 5 best foods for fighting inflammation, according to a dietitian

November 29, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Looking for some easy things you can do every day to combat inflammation? Watch this video. When it comes to wellness buzzwords, inflammation is one of the big ones that people can’t stop talking about. But like lots of things that get over-hyped, its true meaning has kind … Continue reading The 5 best foods for fighting inflammation, according to a dietitian

4 foods for good digestion a dietitian always keeps in the fridge for $7 or less

November 22, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Your gut health is connected to everything it seems. A short list: mood, immunity, and of course digestive health. No wonder doctors and dietitians want your microbiome to be full to good bacteria. Foods for good digestion don’t have to break the bank either. Here, registered dietitians Nour … Continue reading 4 foods for good digestion a dietitian always keeps in the fridge for $7 or less

7 healthy foods Japanese centenarians eat each day for longevity

November 21, 2019 at 08:12PM by CWC Healthy Japanese foods make it easy to create a vibrant plate that resembles a nutritional masterpiece. According to Blue Zones—an organization dedicated to studying the habits of the world’s longest-living people—residents of Okinawa, a Japanese prefecture comprising more than 150 islands in the East China Sea, enjoy the … Continue reading 7 healthy foods Japanese centenarians eat each day for longevity

5 Thanksgiving foods you should buy instead of make to save time, money, and stress

November 20, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC You’ve probably started to think about what to make for Thanksgiving. But have you given much thought to what not to make? Even for people who love to cook, prepping for Thanksgiving is stressful. You’ll definitely want to keep a few recipes that nothing found in the aisles … Continue reading 5 Thanksgiving foods you should buy instead of make to save time, money, and stress

6 healthy foods Italian centenarians eat each day for longevity

November 19, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Italy is known for ultra-fresh ingredients that dance across your tastebuds. The folks in Sardinia, a picturesque island in the Mediterranean Sea, have a particular knack for living well into old age—and a diet consisting of healthy Italian foods contributes greatly to their longevity. In a recent edition … Continue reading 6 healthy foods Italian centenarians eat each day for longevity

The knockout foods UFC fighter Maycee Barber swears by for energy and strength in the ring

November 18, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Mixed martial artist Maycee Barber—who’s currently ranked number 10 in the UFC women’s flyweight rankings—knows first-hand that you can’t enter a ring only-half fueled for a fight. Not giving your body the fuel it needs is a major weakness in MMA, and it’s one she works closely with … Continue reading The knockout foods UFC fighter Maycee Barber swears by for energy and strength in the ring