This nutrition expert makes food traditions healthier—without sacrificing taste

August 21, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC “As a dietitian of color, I want to always tell the world we exist.” So says nutrition expert Maya Feller, RD, who aims to help people eat well while honoring their unique cultural culinary traditions. Here, in conversation with Well+Good Council member Latham Thomas, she describes how she … Continue reading This nutrition expert makes food traditions healthier—without sacrificing taste

Well+Good TALKS: The Next Gen of Food Sustainability is Coming to Your Plate

August 20, 2019 at 07:36AM by CWC Meet the intersection of superfoods and sustainability, the delicious (and eco-friendly) movement that’s about to revolutionize the food space. In this TALK, experts from the frontlines of sustainable farming and next-gen nutrition will break down how broader ideas on helping the planet are affecting what we eat—and benefiting … Continue reading Well+Good TALKS: The Next Gen of Food Sustainability is Coming to Your Plate

6 healthy foods that will keep your energy levels up—no coffee necessary

August 20, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Want healthy snack ideas that will keep you going like the Energizer bunny? Watch the video. There’s a reason why having free coffee at the office has basically become a human right—some days, it feels impossible to get through the day without it. Ditto a vending machine full … Continue reading 6 healthy foods that will keep your energy levels up—no coffee necessary

Eating seafood is a ‘SMASH’ with these 5 healthy, low-mercury options

August 19, 2019 at 09:03AM by CWC As the saying goes, “There are plenty of fish in the sea, but only some of them contain low levels of mercury.” Okay, okay, so I embellished this particular cliché just a little bit, but you get the picture: Of the 20,000 known species of fish, only a … Continue reading Eating seafood is a ‘SMASH’ with these 5 healthy, low-mercury options

What is healthy eating, exactly? 9 food pros weigh in

August 18, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC You’d think a quest as straightforward as nourishing your body would be simple, but the deeper you go into the healthy food space, the more confusing it can be. Between a whole slew of different eating plans, alternative meats created in labs, natural sweeteners, and a new alt-milk … Continue reading What is healthy eating, exactly? 9 food pros weigh in

The glycemic index pinpoints foods that can mess with blood sugar, but there’s a catch

August 14, 2019 at 09:57AM by CWC When it comes to healthy eating, it’s official: Sugar, not fat, is the “big bad” of the nutrition world. Excessive sugar intake is linked to Type 2 diabetes, chronic inflammation, and other long-term health consequences, and most of us are eating way too much of it. When recommending … Continue reading The glycemic index pinpoints foods that can mess with blood sugar, but there’s a catch

5 meal prep tips to ensure your food is anything but boring

August 12, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Now that meal prepping has actually made its way into my weekly Sunday routine, I have to say, I’m pretty darn proud of myself. It’s so satisfying to look into the fridge and see glass containers prepped with my lunch salads and protein and greens for dinner, all … Continue reading 5 meal prep tips to ensure your food is anything but boring

7 Whole30-approved foods you can legit make in your air fryer

August 11, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC The Whole30 diet has earned its rep as one of the most challenging eating plans to stick with: Besides no sugar (duh), grains, legumes, and dairy are also all off-limits for an entire month. Yet many people swear that the tricky rules are worth it because they’re able … Continue reading 7 Whole30-approved foods you can legit make in your air fryer

8 foods for liver health that nutritionists want you to eat every day

August 07, 2019 at 11:00AM by CWC Of the five vital organs, the liver stands out as the fuzziest in my high school bio memories. It doesn’t have its own songs à la “Achy-Breaky Heart.” And, let’s face it, it will never be the brain of the entire operation. Yet nutritionist Charles Passler, DC, founder … Continue reading 8 foods for liver health that nutritionists want you to eat every day

Here’s how to eat spicy food if you have IBS, according to gut experts

August 07, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC If you’re one of the millions with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you’re probably well-versed in the game of risk. No, I don’t mean the board game; I’m talking about going to a restaurant, looking over all of the options, and trying to decide what’s worth the very real … Continue reading Here’s how to eat spicy food if you have IBS, according to gut experts

Why you should add watermelon to your list of gut-friendly foods

August 06, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC Watermelon is in season right now—watch this video for the 411 on its benefits. Maybe it’s just me, but when I think of gut-friendly foods, I typically picture sauerkraut, Greek yogurt, prunes, and anything else that’s rich in probiotics or fiber. So imagine my surprise when I learned … Continue reading Why you should add watermelon to your list of gut-friendly foods

How a nutritionist keeps her kitchen stocked at all times—while reducing her food waste

August 04, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/qB97rXTE-AjgxWzQ7.js Have you ever started to unload your weekly grocery haul only to realize that you probably overdid it—considering you ended up with way more bags of food than spaces to put it away? Rather than shortening your list of favorite foods, there are other ways to keep … Continue reading How a nutritionist keeps her kitchen stocked at all times—while reducing her food waste

6 foods for gut health a gastroenterologist wants you to eat every day

July 31, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Every conversation about health seems to come back to gut health. Often referred to as “the second brain,” the microbiome affects more than just digestion; it’s connected to everything from mood and energy to immunity and weight management. Every wellness expert will tell you that having a healthy … Continue reading 6 foods for gut health a gastroenterologist wants you to eat every day

Well+Good TALKS: We’re All Confused About Food—And Hungry For Some Real Answers

July 30, 2019 at 12:58PM by CWC We live in a world super-saturated with nutritional intel, buzzy new diets launching every week, and heaps of contradictory food science. Not to mention, that fewer people than ever actually cook. What in the wellness are we supposed to do? And eat? We’ll clarify all of this with … Continue reading Well+Good TALKS: We’re All Confused About Food—And Hungry For Some Real Answers

Plugged up? These 7 foods will make you poop (almost) immediately

July 30, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC They say death and taxes are the only certainties in life, but I’ve got one more to add to the list: Constipation. It’s uncomfortable at best, and can become downright debilitating. So every once in a while, you’ve gotta turn to foods that make you poop immediately. “Constipation” … Continue reading Plugged up? These 7 foods will make you poop (almost) immediately

What’s the deal with those gums in all of my favorite non-dairy foods?

July 26, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC As a health and food writer, I interview dietitians, nutritionists, and doctors virtually every day, picking their brains on what’s healthy and what isn’t. Regardless of the eating plan or food trend of the moment, there’s one piece of advice they repeat over and over again: “Buy products … Continue reading What’s the deal with those gums in all of my favorite non-dairy foods?

Megan Rapinoe shares her winning food philosophy that keeps her energy up on and off the field

July 24, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC The average soccer player runs seven miles a game (!), and if this summer has made anything clear about the U.S. women’s national soccer team, it’s that they are definitely above average. Imagine if you went into your workouts with as much energy  as these women brought to … Continue reading Megan Rapinoe shares her winning food philosophy that keeps her energy up on and off the field